Critical Race Theory and Education: Racism and anti-racism in educational theory and praxis

@article{Gillborn2006CriticalRT,
  title={Critical Race Theory and Education: Racism and anti-racism in educational theory and praxis},
  author={D. Gillborn},
  journal={Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education},
  year={2006},
  volume={27},
  pages={11 - 32}
}
  • D. Gillborn
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education
  • What is Critical Race Theory (CRT) and what does it offer educational researchers and practitioners outside the US? This paper addresses these questions by examining the recent history of anti-racist research and policy in the UK. In particular, the paper argues that conventional forms of anti-racism have proven unable to keep pace with the development of increasingly racist and exclusionary education polices that operate beneath a veneer of professed tolerance and diversity. In particular… CONTINUE READING
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