Writing Postcolonial Histories of Intercultural Education by Heike NiedrigWriting Postcolonial Histories of Intercultural Education by Heike Niedrig

Writing Postcolonial Histories of Intercultural Education

EditorHeike Niedrig, Christian Ydesen

Hardcover | August 18, 2011

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Bringing together a group of international researchers from two educational sub-disciplines – «History of Education» and «Intercultural Education» – the contributions to this volume provide insights into the (pre-)history of intercultural issues in education across a vast range of historical, national-geographical and political contexts. The anthology takes its readers on a fascinating journey around the globe, presenting case studies from Asia, Africa, Europe and America. The coherence of the journey is found in recurring themes and questions, such as: How does the discourse on «multiculturalism» or «intercultural learning» construct the norm and the Others in these educational settings? Who has the power of definition? And what are the functions and effects of these processes of Othering?
Heike Niedrig, PhD, studied African Languages in South Africa as well as Literature, Sociology and Education in Hamburg, Germany. Her present educational research at the University of Hamburg deals with transnational educational careers of young African migrants from a postcolonial theory perspective. Christian Ydesen, PhD, studied His...
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Title:Writing Postcolonial Histories of Intercultural EducationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.51 × 0.98 inPublished:August 18, 2011Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631609043

ISBN - 13:9783631609040

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Contents: Heike Niedrig/Christian Ydesen: Writing Postcolonial Histories of Intercultural Education - An Introduction – Oscar Thomas-Olalde/Astride Velho: Othering and its Effects - Exploring the Concept – Patricia Baquero Torres: Re-Writing the History of Intercultural Education in Germany from a Postcolonial Theory Perspective – Astrid Messerschmidt: Intercultural Education in a post-National Socialist Society - Processes of Remembrance in Dealing with Racism and anti-Semitism – Rosa Fava: ‘Ethnic Conflicts’ or Racism? - A German Case Study about «‘Problematic’ ways of acquiring NS-History in Multicultural Classrooms» re-interpreted from a «Racism-Critical» Perspective – Christopher J. Frey: Yoshitsune Legends in Ezo-Hokkaido: Myth and the Teaching and Learning of Colonialism in Japan’s North – Adrea Lawrence: Lessons of Colonization: Uni- and Multi-Directional Learning in Pueblo Indian Country – Catriona Ellis: ‘No man is a man who does not discover something, be it a new star or an old manuscript’ - The Debate over New Education in Late Colonial India – Mustafa Çapar: ‘The Others’ in the Turkish Education System and in Turkish Textbooks – Jonas Jakobsen: Education, Recognition and the Sami People of Norway – Christian Ydesen: Educating Greenlanders and Germans - Minority Education in the Danish Commonwealth, 1945-1970 – George J. Sefa Die: Post-Colonial Education in West Africa: The Relevance of Local Cultural Teachings for Understanding School, Community, and Society Interface – Heike Niedrig: Multicultural Education and Apartheid - Educational Discourses in South Africa.