Human Rights Education and the Politics of Knowledge

Written By Joanne Coysh
Human Rights Education and the Politics of Knowledge
  • Publsiher : Routledge
  • Release : 24 February 2017
  • ISBN : 1317669606
  • Pages : 201 pages
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Download or read book entitled Human Rights Education and the Politics of Knowledge by author: Joanne Coysh which was release on 24 February 2017 and published by Routledge with total page 201 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Around the world there are a myriad of NGOs using human rights education (HRE) as a tool of community empowerment with the firm belief that it will help people improve their lives. One way of understanding these processes is that they translate universal human rights speak using messages and symbols which make them relevant to people’s daily lives and culturally resonant. However, an alternative more radical perspective is that these processes should engage individuals in modes of critical inquiry into the ways that that existing power structures maintain the status quo and control not only how we understand and speak about social inequality and injustice, but also act on it. This book is a critical inquiry into the production, distribution and consumption of HRE and how the discourse is constructed historically, socially and politically through global institutions and local NGO practice. The book begins with the premise that HRE is composed of theories of human rights and education, both of which are complex and multifaceted. However, the book demonstrates how over time a dominant discourse of HRE, constructed by the United Nations institutional framework, has come to prominence and the ways it is reproduced and reinforced through the practice of intermediary NGOs engaged in HRE activities with community groups. Drawing on socio-legal scholarship it offers a new theoretical and political framework for addressing how human rights, pedagogy, knowledge and power can be analysed between the global and local by connecting the critical, but well-trodden, theories of human rights to insights on critical pedagogy. It uses critical discourse analysis and ethnographic research to investigate the practice of NGOs engaged in HRE using contextual evidence and findings from fieldwork with NGOs and communities in Tanzania.

Human Rights Education and the Politics of Knowledge

Human Rights Education and the Politics of Knowledge
  • Author : Joanne Coysh
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-02-24
  • Total pages : 201
  • ISBN : 1317669606
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Summary : Around the world there are a myriad of NGOs using human rights education (HRE) as a tool of community empowerment with the firm belief that it will help people improve their lives. One way of understanding these processes is that they translate universal human rights speak using messages and symbols ...

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  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2016-02-10
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1317669606
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Summary : In this co-edited volume, Gladys L. Mitchell-Walthour and Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman have invited contributors of African descent from the United States and Brazil to reflect on their multidimensional experiences in the field as researchers, collaborators, and allies to communities of color. Contributors promote an interdisciplinary perspective, as they represent the fields ...

The Politics of Knowledge

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  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2004-09-20
  • Total pages : 425
  • ISBN : 1317669606
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2001-08-30
  • Total pages : 154
  • ISBN : 1317669606
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  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 1989-06-01
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 1317669606
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  • Publisher : Wesleyan University Press
  • Release Date : 2003-06-06
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 1317669606
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  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-04
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1317669606
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  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 259
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  • Publisher : Wits University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-01
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1317669606
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Summary : Shortly after the giant bronze statue of Cecil John Rhodes came down at the University of Cape Town, student protestors called for the decolonisation of universities. It was a word hardly heard in South Africa's struggle lexicon and many asked: What exactly is decolonisation? This edited volume brings together the ...

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  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-17
  • Total pages : 262
  • ISBN : 1317669606
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Summary : Analysing rankings in diverse higher education settings, this book draws on discourse analysis, theory, ethnography, and case studies, to consider the question of how knowledge is produced and shared....

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-08-06
  • Total pages : 316
  • ISBN : 1317669606
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Summary : The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse (SKAD) has reoriented research into social forms, structuration and processes of meaning construction and reality formation; doing so by linking social constructivist and pragmatist approaches with post-structuralist thinking in order to study discourses and create epistemological space for analysing processes of world-making in ...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 702
  • ISBN : 1317669606
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 466
  • ISBN : 1317669606
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Summary : Discusses the politics and sociology of AIDS research, describes how lay activists have gained scientific credibility, and examines the implications of the democratization of expertise...

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  • Author : Anne Marie Rafferty
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-09-11
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 1317669606
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Summary : The Politics of Nursing Knowledge puts into context the historical factors which have shaped and sometimes limited the development of nurse education. Anne Marie Rafferty makes a critical reappraisal of Florence Nightingale's vision of nursing and looks at how training and policy-making have evolved from the origins of hospital reform ...

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  • Author : Alex Csiszar
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-25
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 1317669606
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Summary : Not since the printing press has a media object been as celebrated for its role in the advancement of knowledge as the scientific journal. From open communication to peer review, the scientific journal has long been central both to the identity of academic scientists and to the public legitimacy of ...