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Struggles of the Word and the World

  • Shivali Tukdeo
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Abstract

This chapter sets the tone for looking at education policy from multiple locations, voices, stand-points and perspectives. While the enterprise of policy studies heavily relies on measuring, impact analysis and best possible solutions, my attention is directed at the cultural politics of education policy in India. How do we make sense of the enormous expansion of educational institutions and desires to access these spaces despite them being exclusionary, disciplining and alienating? How do caste blind assumptions and caste-driven practices impact everyday schooling and institutional cultures? How do educational ideals such as equality, autonomy and respect begin to change as they begin their institutional lives?

Keywords

Education policy Cultural political economy (CPE) Exclusion Policy knowledge Circulation 

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  • Shivali Tukdeo
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  1. 1.National Institute of Advanced StudiesBangaloreIndia

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