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Dialogic space theory

Dialogic space theory

Lambirth, Andrew, Bruce, Tina, Clough, Peter, Nutbrown, Cathy and David, Tricia (2015) Dialogic space theory. In: David, Tricia, Goouch, Kathy and Powell, Sasha, (eds.) The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophies and Theories of Early Childhood Education and Care. Routledge International Handbooks . Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 165-175. ISBN 978138022812

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This chapter discusses dialogic space theory. It will describe the philosophical and historical roots of the theory by discussing some of the work of Hegal and Karl Marx and goes on to explore Bakhtin's significant contribution to work on dialogic space theory. The chapter will discuss some contrasting contemporary applications of the theory within educational settings, including the work of Paulo Freire. Throughout this chapter democracy, politics, power and equality recur as themes which consistently challenge and problematize the essential tenants of dialogic space theory when it is applied in contemporary school situations.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dialogic space theory; Power; Democracy; Politics; Power
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Education (EDU)
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