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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Omi and Winant

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Author(s): Rost-Banik, Colleen
Related entries: Colorblindness; Intersectionality; Nationalism; Social Class; Social Construction … Michael Omi and Howard Winant are recognized most prominently for their theory of racial formation. In their book Racial Format…

Ontological Expansiveness

(2,625 words)

Author(s): Corces-Zimmerman, Chris | Thomas, Devon | Collins, Elizabeth A. | Cabrera, Nolan L.
Related Entries: Privilege; Second Wave Whiteness Studies; Segregation in Schools; White Supremacy 1 Introduction and Overview of Ontological Expansiveness Ontological Expansiveness is a theoretical framework used under…