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The Intersections Of Africana Studies And Curriculum Theory: An Exploration, Theodorea Regina Berry Dec 2016

The Intersections Of Africana Studies And Curriculum Theory: An Exploration, Theodorea Regina Berry

Theodorea Regina Berry

There has been much critique of globalization now circulating in curriculum studies both nationally, in the United States, and internationally, helps us understand some of the lethal effects of globalization.  Nevertheless, little of such critique is grounded in a strong commitment to work beyond the Western epistemological perimeter.  While we, as reconceptualists in curriculum studies, acknowledge the necessity to honor the multiple sources and perspectives of knowledge, we continue to operate in spaces and with intentions embedded in globalized, traditional notions of curriculum.  This problem is especially heightened for socially marginalized learners, particularly Black/African American learners.  
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