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Social & behavioral sciences, psychology : Education & instruction
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/15203
Envisioning polysemicity: Generating insights into the complexity of place-based research within contested space
English
Siry, Christina mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) > Educational Measurement and Applied Cognitive Science (EMACS) >]
2010
Cultural studies and environmentalism: The confluence of EcoJustice, place-based (science) education, and indigenous knowledge systems
Tippins, Deborah J.
Mueller, Michael P.
van Eijck, Michiel
Adams, Jennifer D.
Springer
315-322
Yes
9789048139286
Rotterdam
The Netherlands
[en] In “Implications of sense of place and place-based education for ecological integrity and cultural sustainability in contested places”, Steven Semken and Elizabeth Brandt explore the construct of place, and suggest that place-based education can serve as a mutually advantageous transaction between people and place in contested areas. In this chapter, I extend the implications they have introduced and contend that a critical theoretical perspective is required in work with contested places and displaced peoples in order to recognize the multitude of complexities involved. Building from their work, I suggest using polyvocal and polysemic research in and around contested places as a means to acknowledge multidimensional intersubjective perspectives while also emphasizing connections to place.
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/15203
Available at: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-90-481-3929-3_26

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