Multicultural Education and the Postcolonial Turn
Hickling-Hudson, Anne R. (2003) Multicultural Education and the Postcolonial Turn. Policy Futures in Education, 1(2), 381 -401.
This paper considers how postcolonial rethinking might lead educators and students to change traditional contexts and conservative, Eurocentric curricula. The paper discusses multicultural contexts such as those in Australia, and how postcolonial curricula would extend conventional multicultural education by challenging the colonial legacies of European-derived discourses of education. Postcolonial theory is explored as a valuable approach for thinking through not only these goals of change, but also different ways of conceptualising intercultural education and the difficulties of changing the Western-derived models of schools and universities which have become global.
Impact and interest:
Citation counts are sourced monthly from and citation databases.
These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
Full-text downloads displays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Australia, multicultural, postcolonial, schooling, race, ethnicity, Indigenous, curriculum reform, teacher education change, indigenous|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development (130202)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2003 Symposium Journals|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||08 Nov 2005|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 12:59|
Repository Staff Only: item control page