Queer (v.) queer (v.): biology as curriculum, pedagogy, and being albeit queer (v.)

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Abstract

In order to advance the purpose of education as creating a sustainable world yet to be imagined, educationally, queer (v.) queer (v.) expounds curriculum, pedagogy and being, which has roots in sexuality—the public face of the private confluence of sexuality, gender, race and class, are a necessary framework for queer. If queer is a complicated conversation of strangers’ eros, then queer facilitates the creation of space, revolution and transformation. In other words, queer, for science education, is more than increasing and privileging the heteronormative and non-heteronormative science content that extends capitalism’s hegemony, but rather science as the dignity, identity, and loving and caring of and by one’s self and fellow human beings as strangers.

Keywords

Queer theory Science education Curriculum Pedagogy Identity/difference 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Curricular and Instructional StudiesThe University of AkronAkronUSA

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