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The Best of the Best: Becoming Elite at an American Boarding School
* Introduction * Totally Elite * Getting In * Being Smart, Working Hard * Reserved Seating * Bonding Rituals * Unequal Distinctions * Envisioning an Elite Future * Appendix: ResearchingExpand
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Curriculum, Replacement, and Settler Futurity
This paper describes the ways in which “curriculum” has been and continues to be a project of settler colonialism, premised on white settler supremacy. We examine a number of ways in which this hasExpand
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Decolonization and the pedagogy of solidarity
The concept of solidarity is often evoked within projects of decolonization. More recently, however, the failure to construct solidary relationships that seriously engage the demands posed byExpand
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What Is an Elite Boarding School?
This article brings attention to the rarefied world of elite boarding schools. Despite their reputation for excellence, these unique educational institutions remain largely outside the gaze ofExpand
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Bullshit as resistance: justifying unearned privilege among students at an elite boarding school
Resistance is typically framed around the experiences of youth with oppression within institutions and through “intersecting” systems of domination. Resistance among those who benefit the most fromExpand
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Decolonial options and artistic/aestheSic entanglements: An interview with Walter Mignolo
Since the 1990s Walter Mignolo has been a central figure in discussions and debates around the world about coloniality and the development of thinking within the frame of the “decolonial option.”Expand
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The Artist in Society: Understandings, Expectations, and Curriculum Implications
Abstract Disparate and contradicting assumptions about culture play a significant role in how the artist is constructed in the public imagination. These assumptions have important implications forExpand
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Why the Arts Don't "Do" Anything: Toward a New Vision for Cultural Production in Education.
In this essay Ruben A. Gaztambide-Fernandez uses a discursive approach to argue that mainstream arts in education scholarship and advocacy construes “the arts” as a definable naturalistic phenomenonExpand
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Educating Elites: Class Privilege and Educational Advantage
Reel Power considers the discursive and institutional structures through which the film industry and military industrial complex are mutually supportive through the skillful analysis of a large number of contemporary films. Expand
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