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Wayne Stein

gender. However, there is hope for women in this sutra. Just call to Kshitgarba Bodhisattva, who helps all those in hell. Thus, the sutra explains that as a woman, a weaker sex, one might be blessed and reborn as a man in the next life! In the context of a Chinese Confucian society and within the life

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The #Ocupaescola (#Occupyschool) Movement

Counter-Hegemonic Media and New Ways to Fight for Education

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Ivan Bomfim

working conditions and salaries. But at the end of 2015, the #OcupaEscola 2 movement ( #OccupySchool ), organized by primary and secondary education students, had risen with remarkable strength in the State of São Paulo, as motivated by a state government plan for ‘school reorganization’—the closing of

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Replicants, Vampires, and Other Outcasts

Examining Privilege through Genre Literature

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ALLAN NAIL

instances of privilege and the structures that engender them. Using zombies and other monsters as mirrors of social issues isn’t new. Since George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead (1968), zombies have stood proxy for a variety of social ills. Half a century later, however, the undead have become

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Katia González and Rhoda Frumkin

help teachers expand their professional development as engaged culturally responsive educators. …A community asset or resource is anything that improves the quality of community life. The capacities and abilities of community members. – A physical structure or place. For example, a school

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Transcending Boundaries With a Zombie Webtoon

An Alternate Platform for Democratic Discourse

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Kyoung Wan Cathy Shin

threshold people , a term borrowed from anthropologist Victor Turner, because they violate the boundary between “the seemingly definitive states of life and death” (p. 9). He asserted that use of the undead as a “means of negotiating the perilous biological, cultural and symbolic passage between these two

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Merritt Huang

required to take a short seminar on U.S. culture prior to beginning their formal studies. This would provide the students, at minimum, with a general overview and starting point about life in the United States, as well as an introduction to the expectations of the U.S. university classroom. Concurrently

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Yu Lizhong

Shanghai seeking partners. Later that year, they sent several groups to Shanghai for onsite visits to gain more and detailed information about the prospective partnership. After carefully assessing teaching, learning, and living conditions, they decided to establish a partnership with ECNU and chose to

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Anne Munene and Ibrahim Magara

against its people ( Taremwa, 2016 ). Social media in Burundi not only filled the communication void, but also became an essential tool for the exchange of information related to daily life and self-protection for Burundians ( Vircoulon, 2016 ). It is in this light that this chapter encapsulates a body

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Kaishan Kong

competence and self-confidence in new roles and relationships, A reintegration into one’s life on the basis of conditions dictated by one’s new perspective. Studies show that having guest speakers to interact with students could create an enduring impact on students’ learning in multiple ways

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Jule Hildmann

life. Consequently, an increasing number of regional and national school authorities as well as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) call for transferrable key competencies – that to a large part consist of social and personal skills like cooperative behaviour, problem