Decolonization and feminisms in global teaching and learning / edited by Sara de Jong, Rosalba Icaza and Olivia U. Rutazibwa.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: "The structure of this collection reflects the synergies between decolonial and feminist thought in its four parts, which offer reflections on the politics of knowledge; the challenging pathways of finding your voice; the constraints and possibilities of institutional contexts; and the relation between decolonial and feminist thought and established academic disciplines. To root this book in the political struggles that inspire it, and to maintain the close connection between political action and reflection in praxis, chapters are interspersed with manifestos formulated by activists from across the world, as further resources for learning and teaching. These essays definitively argue that the decolonization of universities, through the re-examination of how knowledge is produced and taught, is only strengthened when connected to feminist and critical queer and gender perspectives. Concurrently, they make the compelling case that gender and feminist teaching can be enhanced and developed when open to its own decolonization."--Provided by publisher.
    • Content Notes:
      Part 1. Knowledge. Carte Arte: below and on the left in purple / Batallones Femeninos -- Pacific peoples, higher education and feminisms / Sereana Naepi -- Feminizing and decolonizing higher education : pedagogies of dignity in Colombia and Australia / Sara C. Motta -- Undoing colonial patriarchies : life and struggle pathways / Xochitl Leyva Solano -- About the Transnational Network Other Knowledges : La Red Trasnacional Otros Saberes (RETOS) between crises and other possible worlds / RETOS -- Part 2. Voice. The decolonization manifesto / Wanelisa Xaba -- The liability of foreignness: decolonial struggles of migrants negotiating African identity within UK nurse education / Roselyn Masamha -- Decolonial feminist teaching and learning : what is the space of decolonial feminist teaching? / Francoise Verges -- ATELIER IV Manifesto / Francoise Verges [and others] -- Part 3. Institutions. What a new university in Africa is doing to decolonize social sciences / Jess Auerbach -- Coloniality of power, knowledge and modes of (des)authorization: occupation practices in Brazilian schools and universities / Marta Fernandez, Andrea Gill -- Learning from prisons : decolonial feminism and teaching approaches from prison to university / Elena Vasiliou -- Post-it notes to my lecturers / Roselyn Masamha -- Part 4. Disciplines. Intervention: Sixteen participants of the "Crossing Borders" conference in Lesbos Greece July 2016 -- On babies and bathwater : decolonizing International Development Studies / Olivia U. Rutazibwa -- "Straight from the heart" : a pedagogy for the vanquished of history / Asha Varadharajan -- Notes on Europe and Europeans for the discerning traveller / Robbie Shilliam.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references and index.
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