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Analysing global collaborations using a post-structuralist model of social justice and social change

Ragusa, Angela T. & Atweh, Bill (2003) Analysing global collaborations using a post-structuralist model of social justice and social change. In Bradley, Rebecca, Lyddon, Jeff, & Buys, Laurie (Eds.) Social Change in the 21st Century Conference 2003, 21 November, QUT, Brisbane.

Abstract

The exponential growth of contacts and networks among educators around the world in an increasingly globalised market exists in a context of local and global inequality and stratification. Conflicting interests and agendas emerging from international collaborations have? spurred the need for a theoretical model that can critically explore and reflexively assess the dynamics of international educational collaborations. In a previous paper, we put forth a model for socially just collaboration that is informed by feminist writings of Young and Fraser. In this current paper we problematise simplistic classificatory uses of such a model. Further, using data from a study of globalisation trends in mathematics education, we illustrate the use of this model for critical assessment and analysis of social justice issues by dispelling singular classification schemata.

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ID Code: 248
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Post, structuralism, Collaboration, Social justice, inequality, stratification, Globalisation, mathematics education, social justice in education, international collaborations, internationalisation, globalisation, feminist perspective, social change, ethnomathematics
ISBN: 0646431056
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Social Change (160805)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200) > Multicultural Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies (200209)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Social Change Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 Angela T. Ragusa and Bill Atweh
Deposited On: 09 Jul 2004
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:00

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