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The Legacy of Tiananmen: China in Disarray
China's economic boom has enthralled the world and brought unprecedented prosperity to millions of Chinese. But as Deng's enemies within the Communist party have often warned, it has aggravatedExpand
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Waiting out North Korea
James Miles is the Beijing correspondent of The Economist. From 2000–01 he was Research Fellow for Asia at The International Institute for Strategic Studies and editor of the institute’s monthlyExpand
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Curriculum co-presences and an ecology of knowledges
Curriculum scholarship is beset with unhelpful binaries. Lines are drawn between dominant and counter-dominant views that become stuck in a dichotomous relationship. Whether it is progressivismExpand
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Historical Pageantry and Progressive Pedagogy at Canada’s 1927 Diamond Jubilee Celebration
Historians have argued that Canada’s Diamond Jubilee of Confederation in 1927 represents one of the federal government’s most sustained and successful attempts at nation building in the interwarExpand
Publish don’t perish: A practical workshop on the politics, life-cycle and structure of academic journal publication
As graduate students, writers, and editors of an academic journal, we identify that writing for coursework and writing for publication are two fundamentally different tasks. Likewise, publishing fromExpand
Curriculum reform in a culture of redress: how social and political pressures are shaping social studies curriculum in Canada
  • J. Miles
  • Political Science
  • 23 September 2020
ABSTRACT Recently, the Canadian government has initiated a wide range of actions and gestures aimed at reconciling historical injustices including the state’s relationship with Indigenous peoples andExpand
TEACHING HISTORY FOR TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION: THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF NARRATIVITY, TEMPORALITY, AND IDENTITY
  • J. Miles
  • Political Science
  • 4 February 2019
This paper argues that history educators and teachers are uniquely implicated in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action through their responsibility to teach Indigenous andExpand
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The indeterminate influence of Fluxus on contemporary curriculum and pedagogy
Abstract This paper seeks to re-evaluate the pedagogical and curricular influence of Fluxus artists who have been under addressed in curriculum studies scholarship. Between the late 1950s and earlyExpand
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Historical silences and the enduring power of counter storytelling
In his celebrated book Silencing the Past (1995), Haitian anthropologist Michel-Rolph Trouillot interrogated how power operates in the production of historical narratives. Trouillot argued thatExpand
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