Achieving Querencia : Integrating a Sense of Place With Disciplined Thinking

@inproceedings{AULT2008AchievingQ,
  title={Achieving Querencia : Integrating a Sense of Place With Disciplined Thinking},
  author={CHARLES R. AULT},
  year={2008}
}
  • CHARLES R. AULT
  • Published 2008
The Spanish word querencia, evocative of how feelings and deepest beliefs attach the self to place (Lopez, 1992), invites the rediscovery of the meaning of equity as a reciprocal relationship between peoples and the landscapes they inhabit. This article begins with an exploration of a concept of “reciprocal equity,” cultivated by achieving such a sense of place, in contrast with the tradition of “competitive equity,” pursued in ending disparities of achievement in traditional disciplines… CONTINUE READING