Autoethnography As A Lighthouse

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Autoethnography As A Lighthouse

Author : Stephen Hancock
ISBN : 9781623968243
Genre : Education
File Size : 61.85 MB
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This work uses autoethnography as an enterprise to deconstruct barriers that support the invisibility of diverse epistemologies. The reality of invisibility and silence has plagued "unvalued others" in their attempt to make known the cultural significance found in the planning and execution of research. As a result, this book purposes to support the visibility and voice of marginalized scholars who conduct autoethnographic research from a racial, gendered, and critical theoretical framework. This work further supports authentic inquiry as it examines and reexamines culturally diverse epistemologies as a viable and valuable framework for conducting autoethnographic research. Specifically, this work highlights racialized epistemologies as an inescapable factor in auotethnographic research in the context of schools.
Category: Education

Autoethnography

Author : Sherick A. Hughes
ISBN : 9781483347165
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 32.53 MB
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Autoethnography: Process, Product, and Possibility for Critical Social Research by Sherick A. Hughes and Julie L. Pennington provides a short introduction to the methodological tools and concepts of autoethnography, combining theoretical approaches with practical “how to” information. Written for social science students, teachers, teacher educators, and educational researchers, the text shows readers how autoethnographers collect, analyze, and report data. With its grounding in critical social theory and inclusion of innovative methods, this practical resource will move the field of autoethnography forward.
Category: Social Science

Black Female Teachers

Author : Abiola Farinde-Wu
ISBN : 9781787144613
Genre : Education
File Size : 72.2 MB
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This important, timely, and provocative book explores the recruitment and retention of Black female teachers in the United States. There are over 3 million public school teachers in the US, African American teachers only comprise approximately 8 percent of the workforce. Contributions consider the implicit nuances that these teachers experience.
Category: Education

Rave Culture

Author : Tammy L. Anderson
ISBN : UOM:39015080888574
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 42.18 MB
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It used to be that raves were grassroots organized, anti-establishment, unlicensed all-night drug-fueled dance parties held in abandoned warehouses or an open field. These days, you pay $40 for a branded party at popular riverfront nightclubs where age and status, rather than DJ expertise and dancing, shape your experience. In Rave Culture sociologist Tammy Anderson explores the dance music, drug use and social deviance that are part of the pulsing dynamics of this collective. Her ethnographic study compares the Philadelphia rave scene with other rave scenes in London and Ibiza. She chronicles how generational change, commercialization, law enforcement, hedonism, and genre fragmentation fundamentally altered electronic dance music parties. Her analysis calls attention to issues of personal and collective identity in helping to explain such social change and what the decline of the rave scene means for the future of youth culture and electronic dance music.
Category: Social Science

Virginia Woolf Communities

Author : Jeanette McVicker
ISBN : UOM:39015047536464
Genre : Fiction
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This collection of papers selected from the eighth annual conference on Virginia Wool offers new insights on traditional Woolfian communities as well as innovative alternative communities of writers, readers, and artists.
Category: Fiction