Impossible Bodies, Impossible Selves: Exclusions and Student Subjectivities (Inclusive Education: Cross Cultural Perspectives v. 3 New edition)
By: Deborah Youdell (author)Paperback
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* Brings sophisticated but accessible theoretical tools together with ethnographic data from real schools * Demonstrates the inseparability of categories such as gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, class, ability, disability, special needs * Develops tools for understanding the relationships between schools, subjectivities, and students as learners * Works across national contexts to show the wide applicability of these tools * Problematises narrow understandings of inclusion found in contemporary policy * Explores a new politics for interrupting educational inequalities
Series Editors' Foreword Part One: Subjectivity and Exclusion. Who's In and Who's Out? Inclusion and Exclusion, Globalised Education Policy and Inequality. Rendering Subjects: Theorising the Production of the Self. Part Two: Researching Subjects, Making Subjects.Researching Subjectivity and Educational Exclusions. Names and Practices: Making Subjects in/of School. Part Three: Educational Exclusions: Bad Students, Impossible Learners and Unintelligible Subjects. Excluded White-Working Class-Hetero-Adult-Masculinity. Excluded White-Working Class-Hetero-(Un)Femininity. Excluded Black-Femininity. Excluded 'Specialness'(White-Working Class-Hetero-(Hyper-)Masculinity). Part Four: Navigating Educational Inclusions and Exclusions. Included and Excluded? Middle Class-White-Queer-High Ability-Alternative Youth-Culture/Working Class-White-Black-Hetero-Low Ability-Mainstream Youth-Culture. Included Learners, Impossible Girls: the Incommensurability of Indian-ness and Desirable Femininity. Included Learners, Impossible Boys: the 'Raceing' and 'Specialing' of (Un-) Masculinity. Intelligible Impossibility: the (Un)-Feminine Subject-Hood of a 'Geeza-girl'. Good Students, Acceptable Learners, Intelligible Girls: Class, Race, Gender, Sexuality and the Adornment of Feminine Bodies. Between Good and Bad Student, between Acceptable and Unacceptable Learner. Part Five: Interrupting Exclusion. Practicing Performative Politics for Inclusive Education . References. Endnotes. Index.
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