Austin, Jon (2005) Culture and identity: an introduction. In: Culture and identity, 2nd ed. Pearson Education Australia, Frenchs Forest, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 0-7339-7329-9Full text not available from this repository.
Culture and Identity, 2nd ed. is an edited work critically addressing the role of culture and identity within education. Designed for introductory 'sociology of education' courses, the text takes a strong socio-cultural perspective on the changing dynamics of the Australian education system and its participants. The book is a collection of introductory essays on aspects of many of the faces of culture and the various forms of identity that connect with or are resistant to a number of contemporary Australian cultural contexts. The text introduces students to key theoretical concepts and philosophical paradigms in order to explore multiple notions of culture and identity. These are then applied to our own education environment on different levels - including the personal and individual, social and community, and the global and macro. All of the major issues are covered including race, mulitculturalism, sexuality, gender, class, self, environments, nationalism, globalisation and international analysis.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)|
|Additional Information:||Published version of chapter being scanned. Introductory chapter. Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions. 3 print copies held in USQ Toowoomba Library, 3 at Fraser Coast Library and 2 at Springfield Library at call no. 306 Cul.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||identity; culture; education; Australia|
|Subjects:||330000 Education > 339900 Other Education > 339999 Other Education|
|Depositing User:||Assoc Prof Jon Austin|
|Date Deposited:||09 Oct 2008 01:41|
|Last Modified:||13 Feb 2012 04:49|
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