Anthropological Studies of Education
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Pedagogies of Culture

Schooling and Identity in Post-Soviet Russia

Authors: Suleymanova, Dilyara

  • One of the few ethnographic studies of schooling outside of an urban center in Russia
  • Unravels how schooling and identity construction in Tatarstan are shaped by dynamic relationships between and amongst several parties, from families to educations and peers
  • Examines attempts to preserve and transmit ethnic culture in authentic ways in a multi-ethnic setting where identity, language, and religion are intertwined with schooling
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About this book

Through an ethnographic study of schooling in the Republic of Tatarstan, this book explores how competing notions of nationhood and belonging are constructed, articulated and negotiated within educational spaces. Amidst major political and ideological moves toward centralization in Russia under the Putin presidency, this small provincial town in Tatarstan provides a unique case of local attempts to promote and preserve minority languages and cultures through education and schooling. Ultimately, the study reveals that while schooling can be an effective instrument of the state to transform individuals as well as society as a whole, school also encompasses various spaces where the agency of local actors unfolds and official messages are contested. Looking at what happens inside schools and beyond—in classrooms, hallways and playgrounds to private households or local Islamic schools—Dilyara Suleymanova here offers a detailed ethnographic account of the way centrally devised educational policies are being received, negotiated and contested on the ground.

About the authors

Dilyara Suleymanova is a research fellow at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland. She has published on issues of education, politics of identity, language revitalization, online social networks, Islamic education, extremism and conflict.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pedagogies of Culture
Book Subtitle
Schooling and Identity in Post-Soviet Russia
Authors
Series Title
Anthropological Studies of Education
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-27245-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-27245-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-27244-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 203
Number of Illustrations
10 illustrations in colour
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