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Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

Working towards Decolonization, Indigeneity and Interculturalism

Editors: Pirbhai-Illich, Fatima, Pete, Shauneen, Martin, Fran (Eds.)

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  • Casts new light on critical literacy education within diverse cultural contexts
  • Sets forth a culturally responsive 'pedagogical lens' for educators
  • Draws on an international range of case studies
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This book convincingly argues that effective culturally responsive pedagogies require teachers to firstly undertake a critical deconstruction of Self in relation to and with the Other; and secondly, to take into account how power affects the socio-political, cultural and historical contexts in which the education relation takes place. The contributing authors are from a range of diaspora, indigenous, and white mainstream communities, and are united in their desire to challenge the hegemony of Eurocentric education and to create new educational spaces that are more socially and environmentally just. In this venture, the ideal education process is seen to be inherently critical and intercultural, where mainstream and marginalized, colonized and colonizer, indigenous and settler communities work together to decolonize selves, teacher-student relationships, pedagogies, the curriculum and the education system itself. This book will be of great interest and relevance to policy-makers and researchers in the field of education; teacher educators; and pre- and in-service teachers.

 

About the authors

Fatima Pirbhai-Illich is Associate Professor and Chair of the Language and Literacy Education Department at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Her research focuses on critical multicultural literacy education for marginalised and disenfranchised youth.

 

Shauneen Pete is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada and a nehiyaw (Cree) woman from Little Pine First Nation, Saskatchewan, Canada.

 

Fran Martin works in Initial Teacher Education at the University of Exeter, UK. Her research interests are global education and intercultural learning. 


Reviews

“This book brings together a broad range of educators from different countries and of different racialised identities to examine culturally responsive pedagogy in teacher education. … This book will be of interest to teacher educators and to teachers, researchers and students interested in critical pedagogy and culturally responsive pedagogy.” (Darren Chetty, Educational Review, Vol. 70 (04), 2018)

“The book is well worth reading – and not only by teacher educators and pre-and in-service teachers; it is a welcome addition to the literature that addresses decoloniality at all levels of education. … the book will be of significant interest to those who are engaging with decolonistation of the curriculum – in any context – and is recommended highly.” (Sheila Trahar, Compare  A Journal of Comparative and International, September, 2017)


“An important read for educators, administrators and policy makers … a very welcome addition to studies of decolonial education and the poetics and politics of educational futurity.” (George J. Sefa Dei, Professor of Social Justice Education, University of Toronto, Canada)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Culturally Responsive Pedagogies: Decolonization, Indigeneity and Interculturalism

    Pages 3-25

    Pirbhai-Illich, Fatima (et al.)

  • Identification of Cultural Heuristics for the Creation of Consistent and Fair Pedagogy for Ethnically Diverse Students

    Pages 29-52

    Jabbar, Abdul (et al.)

  • Idle No More: Radical Indigeneity in Teacher Education

    Pages 53-72

    Pete, Shauneen

  • Decolonizing Pedagogies: Disrupting Perceptions of “The Other” in Teacher Education

    Pages 73-97

    Tinker Sachs, Gertrude (et al.)

  • Becoming Culturally Responsive: Reflections from an Autoethnographic Exploration of Teaching and Learning English in Brazil

    Pages 99-119

    Blair, Andrea

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
Book Subtitle
Working towards Decolonization, Indigeneity and Interculturalism
Editors
  • Fatima Pirbhai-Illich
  • Shauneen Pete
  • Fran Martin
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-46328-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-46328-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-46327-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-83492-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 261
Number of Illustrations
12 b/w illustrations
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