A Pragmatist Revisioning of Resistance Theory

@inproceedings{Abowitz2000APR,
  title={A Pragmatist Revisioning of Resistance Theory},
  author={Kathleen Knight Abowitz},
  year={2000}
}
Resistance theorists in education urge educators to evaluate the moral and political potential of opposition in schools. The scholarship of resistance calls us to examine oppositional acts of students in school settings as moral and political expressions of oppression. Resistance theorizing over the past several decades has not, however, adequately explored the idea that resistance is communication; that is, a means of signaling and constructing new meanings, and of building a discourse around… CONTINUE READING

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