Towards a Model of Social Justice in Mathematics Education and its Application to Critique of International collaborations
Atweh, Bill (2004) Towards a Model of Social Justice in Mathematics Education and its Application to Critique of International collaborations. In Putt, Ian, Faragher, Rhonda, & McLean, M. (Eds.) Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, July 2004, Townsville Australia.
Concerns about social justice issues in mathematics education have a long history stemming from research on gender to issues related to ethnicity and social class. However, almost non-existent in this literature is a theoretical engagement with the concept of social justice itself. This paper further develops a model of social justice elaborated in previous presentations based on writings of feminist theoreticians. It posits social justice as a multidimensional and transcategorical construct. Further, it applies the model to a discussion of social justice in international collaborations in the discipline.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||social justice, mathematics education, internationalisation, globalisation, international aid, multiculturalism, international collaboration, Bill Atweh|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Sociology of Education (160809)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2004 MERGA Inc|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||05 Jan 2006|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:06|
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