Brill's Encyclopedia of Critical Understanding in Education

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Series Editors: William M. Reynolds and Brad Porfilio

Comprising 2000 entries, Brill’s Encyclopedia of Critical Understanding in Education is a fully searchable database presenting comprehensive and accurate portraits of the various disciplines related to critical thinking and understanding in Educational Research. What readers will encounter in this database is what the various fields are saying, and have been saying during their various histories. Designed to open up conversations among current established scholars and future, next generation scholars nationally and internationally, these complicated conversations further expand the various fields and lead to possibilities for praxis. Praxis emphasizes the increase of critical knowledge and understandings both for self-development and social reconstruction. There is a uniqueness in Critical Understanding in Education in the commitment to the focus on the historical development and comprehensive critical presentation of a particular discipline.

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Deaf: A Culturally-Sustaining Philosophy for Deaf Education

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Author(s): Singer, Steven J. | Vroman, Katherine M. J.
We believe that all students should have meaningful access to education that is productive, culturally responsive, and that values diverse ideas, bodies, and minds. However, Steve, a Deaf1 person, feels a palpable cultural lack…

Debt: Towards Constructing an Education-Debt Apparatus Lexicon

(7,809 words)

Author(s): Wozniak, Jason Thomas
Introduction: Teaching as the Genesis of Education Debt Theory In the spring of 2017 I designed and taught an elective course in San José State University’s Humanities Department titled “The Indebted Life.” Th…

Déclassée: Socialist Pedagogy and the Struggle for a Worldview at the End of the World

(4,790 words)

Author(s): Blanton, Elijah
On the other hand, proletarian revolutions, like those of the nineteenth century, constantly criticize themselves, constantly interrupt themselves in their own course, return to the apparently accompl…

Decolonizing Approaches

(1,478 words)

Author(s): Coloma, Roland Sintos
Decolonizing approaches challenge eurocentric knowledges, histories, cultures, beliefs, behaviors, and practices that are hegemonically imposed, become normalized, and govern individuals, institutions, and societi…