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Making It Political: Working Towards Transformation in the Study of Internationalisation of Elite Education

  • Adam Howard
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Abstract

This chapter draws on experiences and encounters collaborating with undergraduate student researchers and teachers, students, alumni, and administrators at an elite boarding school in Jordan involved in a multi-sited ethnography of what students learn at elite schools about themselves, others, and the world around them through global citizenship education about their place in the world, their relationships with others, and who they are. The author explores the possibilities of this collaboration in charting a justice-oriented collaborative approach that provides an epistemology for researchers and participants to challenge, contest, and transform practices reinforcing privileged ways of knowing and doing. Some limitations of this collaboration are considered to question whether such a research approach reflects social justice practice.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Howard
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  1. 1.Colby CollegeWatervilleUSA

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