Publication Date: September 30, 2001
In addition to providing an accessible introduction to postcolonial theory, the authors explore the enormous potential which postcolonial art offers educators—a wealth of material to draw upon for any rethinking of the school curriculum. Some of the artists discussed in this groundbreaking volume include:
Greg Dimitriadis is Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. He is the author of Performing Identity/Performing Culture: Hip Hop as Text, Pedagogy, and Lived Practice. Cameron McCarthy is Research Professor and University Scholar at the University of Illinois’s Institute of Communications Research. His previous works include The Uses of Culture: Education and the Limits of Ethnic Affiliation and Race, Identity, and Representation in Education.
“Opens unexpected perspectives on education in a time of ‘globalization.’”
—From the Foreword by Maxine Greene
"A seminal, cutting-edge work….These insights will radically transform the pedagogical practices that now define schooling and education on a global landscape."
—Norman K. Denzin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"A landmark volume…for undergraduate and graduate students alike."
—William F. Pinar, Louisiana State University
"If ever a book registered important advances in our thinking about the relationship among culture, power, and education, this is it."
—Michael W. Apple, University of Wisconsin-Madison