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Unsettling truths: Post-structural ethnography as a tool to trouble schooling exclusions


Edgeworth, K, Unsettling truths: Post-structural ethnography as a tool to trouble schooling exclusions, Methodologies for Researching Cultural Diversity in Education: International Perspectives, Institute of Education Press, G. Smyth & N. Santoro (ed), Stoke-on-trent, United Kingdom, pp. 26-41. ISBN 978-1-858-5652-31 (2014) [Research Book Chapter]

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This book chapter discusses the value of post-structural ethnography to research in culturally diverse contexts. It draws on a study conducted in Australia that investigated how students of ethnic and religious minority backgrounds were produced through relations of power and discourses of schooling. It explains the methodological characteristics of post-structural ethnography and presents vignettes of data from two students. Edgeworth argues the value of post-structural ethnography as a tool to unsettle schooling exclusions because it has the potential to facilitate detailed and fine-grained study of the complexities of difference.

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Other Education
Research Field:Education not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and Instruction
Objective Field:Teaching and Instruction not elsewhere classified
Author:Edgeworth, K (Dr Kathryn Edgeworth)
ID Code:95665
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2014-10-07
Last Modified:2018-01-09

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