Making Through the Lens of Culture and Power: Toward Transformative Visions for Educational Equity

  title={Making Through the Lens of Culture and Power: Toward Transformative Visions for Educational Equity},
  author={Shirin Vossoughi and Paula K. Hooper and Meg Escud{\'e}},
  journal={Harvard Educational Review},
In this essay, Shirin Vossoughi, Paula Hooper, and Meg Escude advance a critique of branded, culturally normative definitions of making and caution against their uncritical adoption into the educational sphere. The authors argue that the ways making and equity are conceptualized can either restrict or expand the possibility that the growing maker movement will contribute to intellectually generative and liberatory educational experiences for working-class students and students of color. After… Expand
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