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Conclusion: An Unfinished Project

  • Michalinos Zembylas
  • André Keet
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Part of the Contemporary Philosophies and Theories in Education book series (COPT, volume 13)

Abstract

Finally, this chapter revisits the theoretical contributions of this book in relation to the unfinished project of renewing and reimagining a critical and pluriversal HRE. We argue that engaging in this project is an unfinished and ongoing endeavour of highlighting that the struggle for global social justice is inseparable from the struggle for enriching HRE policies and practices around the world. Our theorisation in this book, then, makes a modest contribution to the efforts that view the pluriversalisation of HRE as inextricable parts of the wider task of decolonising knowledge and education and struggling for social justice.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michalinos Zembylas
    • 1
  • André Keet
    • 2
  1. 1.Open University of CyprusLatsiaCyprus
  2. 2.Nelson Mandela UniversityPort ElizabethSouth Africa

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