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Identity and citizenship: some contradictions in practice

Piper, Heather and Garratt, Dean (2004) Identity and citizenship: some contradictions in practice. British journal of educational studies, 52 (3). pp. 276-292. ISSN 1467-8527

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We argue that many current forms of anti-racist and multicultural teaching, whilst well-intentioned, nevertheless serve to 'fix' identities on children in ways which inhibit their agency and reinforce stereotypes. In our exploration of the issues we employ a wide range of theoretical ideas.

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Additional Information: Heather Piper and Dean Garratt. Identity and Citizenship: Some contradictions in practice. British Journal of Educational Studies, 2004, vol.52, no.3, pages 276-292. Published by and copyright Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. The definitive version of this article is available from http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/
Divisions: Legacy Research Institutes > Education and Social Research institute (ESRI) > ESRI Research Group: Difference and Diversity
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8527.2004.00268.x
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2009 13:39
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2016 11:51
URI: http://e-space.mmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/73335

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