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dc.contributor.authorDu Preez, Petro
dc.date.accessioned2015-11-04T12:24:05Z
dc.date.available2015-11-04T12:24:05Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.citationDu Preez, P. 2014. Reconciliation through dialogical nostalgia in post-confict societies: a curriculum to intersect. Compare: a journal of comparative and international education. 44(1): 117-135. [http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/ccom20]en_US
dc.identifier.issn0305-7925
dc.identifier.issn1469-3623 (Online)
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/14952
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.tandfonline.com/loi/ccom20
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03057925.2013.859875
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dc.description.abstractThe curriculum has been proposed as a powerful means with the potential to initiate social transformation. It reflects the dominant social, economical and political discourses and for this reason it seems reasonable to situate reconciliatory discourses in relation to the curriculum. Whilst curriculum scholars mostly agree that we need to seek new directions and ways of understanding curriculum, there is little consensus about the direction the field should take. Two particular issues that this article addresses are the tendency of curriculum practitioners to tackle social issues at a symptomatic level instead of considering the roots of the problems, and the over-emphasis on the political dimension with little or no attention given to the ethical dimensions of the curriculum. In an attempt to develop new ways of understanding curriculum and enabling social change, I explore nostalgia as a way to stimulate dialogue over competing narratives. To facilitate this exploration, I draw on the notion of the ethical turn in the study of curriculum and the theory of intersectionality. Examples from South Africa are used to develop the argument. I conclude by situating the discussion in the context of other post-conflict societies where reconciliation is needed.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherRoutledgeen_US
dc.subjectNostalgiaen_US
dc.subjectcurriculumen_US
dc.subjectintersectionalityen_US
dc.subjectethical turnen_US
dc.subjectdialogueen_US
dc.subjectnarrativesen_US
dc.subjectreconciliationen_US
dc.subjectpost-conflict societiesen_US
dc.titleReconciliation through dialogical nostalgia in post-confict societies: a curriculum to intersecten_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.contributor.researchID21989095 - Du Preez, Petro


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