When the street becomes a pedagogue

Hickey, Andrew (2009) When the street becomes a pedagogue. In: Handbook of public pedagogy: education and learning beyond schooling. Studies in Curriculum Theory . Taylor & Francis (Routledge), New York, pp. 161-170. ISBN 9780415801270

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Abstract

I’ve long been interested in the way that public space comes to be used to present the ideas of private concerns. I’ve never quite understood why a fast food chain can blatantly display their ideas in the streetscape, yet graffiti and street art is considered the work of criminals. I’ve found much of my professional activity, including PhD research, devoted to the exploration of how signage is deployed and appropriated and want to draw on a couple of these research projects to explain how I see the public pedagogical intent of urban signage functioning in the street-scape.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions. Print copy held in USQ Library at call no. 370.115 Han.
Depositing User: Dr Andrew Hickey
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2010 08:05
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2014 03:03
Uncontrolled Keywords: public pedagogy; cultural studies; sociology; ethnography; visual ethnography; social geography
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160809 Sociology of Education
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170113 Social and Community Psychology
16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160810 Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding > 959999 Cultural Understanding not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/7508

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