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News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

materiali foucaultiani volume VII, number 13-14 (January-December 2018) TABLE OF CONTENTS Il cantiere archeologico e la questione della critica (pp. 4-8) Laura Cremonesi, Orazio Irrera, Daniele Lorenzini, Martina Tazzioli The final Foucault and Education Introduction. The final Foucault and Education (pp. 9-27) Roberto Serpieri, Emiliano Grimaldi, Stephen J. Ball Foucault and Neoliberalism. A response to …

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Horton, Paul School bullying and bare life: Challenging the state of exception EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY AND THEORY, Volume: 51 Issue: 14 Pages: 1444-1453 DOI: 10.1080/00131857.2018.1557043 Despite a vast amount of research into school bullying and the widespread implementation of anti-bullying policies and programs, large numbers of students continue to report that they are routinely subjected to …

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Zhao, W. ‘Observation’ as China’s civic education pedagogy and governance: an historical perspective and a dialogue with Michel Foucault, Discourse Volume 40, Issue 6, 2 November 2019, Pages 789-802 DOI: 10.1080/01596306.2017.1404444 Abstract This paper examines China’s civic education discourses from a historical and cross-cultural perspective. It unpacks observation as a political–cultural–spatial pedagogy, underpinning Confucius’ educational …

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Björck, V., Johansson, K. Problematising the theory–practice terminology: a discourse analysis of students’ statements on Work-integrated Learning (2019) Journal of Further and Higher Education, 43 (10), pp. 1363-1375. DOI: 10.1080/0309877X.2018.1483016 Open access Abstract This study uses a Foucault-inspired discourse analysis to examine two ideas about learning which reinforce the terminology whereby theory means campus-based training …

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Papastephanou, M. Michel Foucault’s limit-experience limited (2018) Educational Philosophy and Theory, 50 (4), pp. 390-403. DOI: 10.1080/00131857.2017.1367661 Abstract Educational philosophy has not discussed Foucault’s publications on the Iranian Revolution and the related controversy. Foucauldian concepts are applied to education, though his only writings which ‘sidetracked’ him from exploring power within the state, namely, his journalistic …

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Pang, B., Hill, J. Representations of Chinese gendered and racialised bodies in contemporary media sites (2018) Sport, Education and Society, 23 (8), pp. 773-785. Cited 1 time. DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2018.1489226 Abstract Social media are influential sociocultural forces that construct and transmit information about gender, health and bodies to young people in the digital age. In health …

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de Toledo e Toledo, N., Knijnik, G., Valero, P. Mathematics education in the neoliberal and corporate curriculum: the case of Brazilian agricultural high schools (2018) Educational Studies in Mathematics, 99 (1), pp. 73-87. DOI: 10.1007/s10649-018-9825-4 Abstract The pedagogical principle learning by research guides the current curriculum in agricultural high schools in Brazil. A problematization of …

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Bazzul, J. Ethics, Subjectivity, and Sociomaterial Assemblages: Two Important Directions and Methodological Tensions (2018) Studies in Philosophy and Education, 37 (5), pp. 467-480. DOI: 10.1007/s11217-018-9605-8 Abstract Research that explores ethics can help educational communities engage twenty-first century crises and work toward ecologically and socially just forms of life. Integral to this research is an engagement …

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Menzies, F.G., Santoro, N. ‘Doing’ gender in a rural Scottish secondary school: an ethnographic study of classroom interactions (2018) Ethnography and Education, 13 (4), pp. 428-441. DOI: 10.1080/17457823.2017.1351386 Abstract This article draws on data from an ethnographic case study that examined how pupils’ gendered identities are constructed in one rural secondary school in Scotland. We …

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Rytzler, J. Turning the gaze to the self and away from the self–Foucault and Weil on the matter of education as attention formation (2019) Ethics and Education, 14 (3), pp. 285-297. DOI: 10.1080/17449642.2019.1617452 Abstract Through writings of Simone Weil and Michel Foucault, the article explores the notion of education as the formation of the attending …

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