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Decolonizing Human Rights Education

Abstract Arguing for the importance of decolonial pedagogy in human rights education, this research is located at the intersection of human rights education, pedagogy, and justice studies, and is situated in the context of a contested neoliberal university in order to learn about and understand some of the challenges in implementing pedagogical change inspired by decolonial theory. This research focuses on pedagogical approaches of human rights professors to understand how and to what extent they are aligned with and informed by, incorporate, or utilize decolonial theory. This is accomplished through a content analysis of their syllabi, including readings and pedagogical statements, and semi-structured interviews about their praxis to draw attention... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Aldawood, Danielle (Author) / Gómez, Alan (Advisor) / Simmons, William (Committee member) / Rothenberg, Daniel (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / Pedagogy / Higher education / decolonial theory / decolonization / higher education / human rights / human rights education / pedagogy
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 237 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Justice Studies 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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