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shaping. For Voelker, the individual must be taught to consider the social bearing of his conduct, to suppress his anti-social impulses, NEUMANN 52 and must be socially motivated (p. 1). Here, social education develops a sense of social solidarity and strengthening of social coherence. This emphasis

In: Journeys in Social Education

other institutions in society within the context of teaching and learning? Are socialization, assimilation and passivity all we desire of our institutions? Are we so uncomfortable and wary of our “way of life” that we can’t even trust ourselves? What good is a society that won’t question itself

In: Journeys in Social Education
Author: Henry A. Giroux

matter of bringing death into play in the field of sovereignty, but of distributing the living in the domain of value and utility. Its task is to take charge of life that needs a continuous regulatory and corrective mechanism.”23 As Foucault insists, the logic of biopower is dialectical, productive

In: The Havoc of Capitalism

motivated by power. He teaches us to look inward to examine our own pre-conceived notions to “contest oppressive forms of power” to seek multiple perspectives that champion marginalized voices. JOHN DEWEY I believe that education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future

In: Journeys in Social Education

attitudes that would provide the basis for sustainable living (Postman, 1997; Smith & Reynolds, 1990; Laney, 1990). Summarising a substantial number of published analyses (Lautensach, 2003), the deficiencies of the current educational outcomes include a lack of the life skills required for a sustainable

In: The Havoc of Capitalism

severely limited what can occur in schools in the name or teaching and learning. A bland and boring social studies has thus emerged (Hursh and Ross, 2000; Kincheloe, 2005). Popular culture can counter this negative trend. If we are truly interested in kids being motivated to learn and apply this

In: Journeys in Social Education

’ve experienced. RE(A)D AND WHITE 163 Ali: To speak to my experiences in returning to my place of birth, Australia, after living and teaching in Canada for sixteen years, I think I need to provide some context about Australia. To do this, I thought I would seek the help of a wonderful article by Robert

In: The Havoc of Capitalism

. DISCOURSE ANALYSIS The linguistic turn evident as an influence in the social sciences for more than four decades, has resulted not just in an increased interest in the significance of language and discourse in social life, but also in the development of a collection of analytic ‘techniques’ focussed on

In: The Havoc of Capitalism

the region living under the poverty line—twice the national rate—and with Blacks in New Orleans suffering a 35% poverty rate Bacon, 2005a). In the 1950s and 1960s Americans witnessed attacks on African Americans by lynch mobs, police dogs and fire hoses; but the assault on African Americans during

In: The Havoc of Capitalism
Authors: Tina Koch and Susan Mann

described what it was like to be living a dominant story of anxiety and fear. This included a fear of doctors; just the thought of attending a doctor’s surgery could lead to anxiety attacks, high blood pressure and increased stress. Living life in this way found them trapped in a way of life that

In: Towards Quality Improvement of Action Research