The relationality of race in education research

Gulson, Kalervo N. and Takayama, Keita and Moodie, Nikki and Schulz, Sam and Walton, Jessica and Vass, Greg and Bunda, Tracey and Fernandes-Satar, Audrey and Aveling, Nado and Guenther, John and McRae-Williams, Eva and Osborne, Sam and Williams, Emma and Maxwell, Jacinta and Gilbey, Kathryn and McCormack, Rob and Rudolph, Sophie and Stein, Sharon and Andreotti, Vanessa and Leonardo, Zeus (2018) The relationality of race in education research. Local/Global Issues in Education, 3. Taylor & Francis (Routledge), United Kingdom. ISBN 978-1-138-50107-2

Abstract

This edited collection examines the ways in which the local and global are key to understanding race and racism in the intersectional context of contemporary education. Analysing a broad range of examples, it highlights how race and racism is a relational phenomenon, that interconnects local, national and global contexts and ideas. The current educational climate is subject to global influences and the effects of conservative, hyper-nationalist politics and neoliberal economic rationalising in local settings that are creating new formations of race and racism. While focused predominantly on Australia and southern world or settler colonial contexts, the book aims to constructively contribute to broader emerging research and debates about race and education. Through the adoption of a relational framing, it draws the Australian context into the global conversation about race and racism in education in ways that challenge and test current understandings of the operation of race and racism in contemporary social and educational spaces. Importantly, it also pushes debates about race and racism in education and research to the foreground in Australia where such debates are typically dismissed or cursorily engaged. The book will guide readers as they navigate issues of race in education research and practice, and its chapters will serve as provocations designed to assist in critically understanding this challenging field. It reaches beyond education scholarship, as concerns to do with race remain intertwined with wider social justice issues such as access to housing, health, social/economic mobility, and political representation.


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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education
Date Deposited: 01 May 2018 00:39
Last Modified: 01 May 2018 00:39
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130199 Education systems not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130399 Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939903 Equity and Access to Education
C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939902 Education and Training Theory and Methodology
C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9304 School/Institution > 930499 School/Institution not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/33277

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