1 Science and Mathematics Education Research Group, The Faculty of Humanities, Aalborg University, VBN2 FGNET, The Faculty of Humanities, Aalborg University, VBN3 I C Learning, The Faculty of Humanities, Aalborg University, VBN4 Department of Learning and Philosophy, The Faculty of Humanities, Aalborg University, VBN5 The Faculty of Engineering and Science (ENG), Aalborg University, VBN6 The Techno-Anthropology Research Group, The Faculty of Humanities, Aalborg University, VBN7 Department of Development and Planning, The Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Aalborg University, VBN
A Critical examination of mathematics
We bring contemporary theoretical approaches to bear on the question of the relationship between the material and the discursive in curriculum studies when researching the effects of power of the school curriculum in generating the inclusion/exclusion of learners. We argue for the need to bring materiality and discourse together in such a way that we might better address the political realities of education. From various international, historical, and theoretical contexts, we critically examine how discourse and materiality intricately define and describe the classifications by which notions of intellectual, social, and economic poverty are organized in the curriculum. Our focus on school mathematics is essential, since this is a curricular area that is seldom approached as a field of cultural politics.
Aera 2013 Annual Meeting Online Program, 2013
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