Postcolonial Directions in Education


Postcolonial Directions in Education

Description: Postcolonial Directions in Education is a peer reviewed
open access journal produced twice a year. It is a scholarly journal
intended to foster further understanding, advancement and reshaping of
the field of postcolonial education. We welcome articles that
contribute to advancing the field. As indicated in the Editorial for
the inaugural issue, the purview of this journal is broad enough to
encompass a variety of disciplinary approaches, including but not
confined to the following: sociological, anthropological, historical
and social psychological approaches. The areas embraced include
anti-racist education, decolonizing education, critical
multiculturalism, critical racism theory, direct colonial experiences
in education and their legacies for present day educational structures
and practice, educational experiences reflecting the culture and
‘imagination’ of empire, The impact of
Neoliberalism/globalisation/structural adjustment programmes on
education, colonial curricula and subaltern alternatives, education
and liberation movements, challenging hegemonic languages, the
promotion of local literacies and linguistic diversity, neo-colonial
education and identity construction, colonialism and the construction
of patriarchy, canon and canonicity, Indigenous knowledges ,
supranational bodies and their educational frameworks, north-south and
east-west relations in education, the politics of representation,
unlearning colonial stereotypes, internal colonialism and education,
Cultural hybridity and learning in postcolonial contexts, education
and the politics of dislocation, biographies / autobiographies
reflecting the above themes, deconstruction of colonial narratives of
civilization within educational contexts. Once again the field cannot
be exhausted.

Language: English

Country: Malta

Publisher: University of Malta

Frequency: Biannual

Fee information current as of 7 August 2013

Subscription fee or article fee: No

Publication fee for authors: No

Abstracts: Yes

Abstracts language: English


E-ISSN: 2304-5388


Start year: 2012

Keywords: Colonization, Multiculturalism, Racism, Social Sciences

Subject: Education

Date posted: 7 August 2013

Open Access: 
Original posting date: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
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