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    Social movement thinking beyond the core: theories and research in post-colonial and postsocialist societies


    Cox, Laurence and Nilsen, Alf and Pleyers, Geoffrey (2017) Social movement thinking beyond the core: theories and research in post-colonial and postsocialist societies. Interface : a Journal for and about Social Movements, 9 (2). pp. 1-36. ISSN 2009-2431

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    Abstract

    After three long years as a Cambridge English student, the thing that is most memorable about my degree and the thing that has caused me the most frustration is just how unbearably white the curriculum is. Myself and countless others have written at length about the ways in which a white curriculum is nothing more than the maintenance of structural and epistemological power. Decolonising the curriculum is a process – a process that requires thought and consideration. It means rethinking what we learn and how we learn it; critically analysing whose voices are given priority in our education and for what reason. It is not an easy process and why should it be?

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Social movement; thinking; core; theories; research; post-colonial; postsocialist; societies;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology
    Item ID: 9177
    Depositing User: Dr. Laurence Cox
    Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2018 15:48
    Journal or Publication Title: Interface : a Journal for and about Social Movements
    Publisher: National University of Ireland Maynooth
    Refereed: Yes
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