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terrorism

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The calculated use of violence or threat of violence to inculcate fear. Terrorism is intended to coerce or intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally ...

Globalization, Digital Technology, and Teacher Education in the United States

Globalization, Digital Technology, and Teacher Education in the United States   Reference library

Jared Keengwe

Oxford Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on Teacher Education

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
7,528 words

...decisions, in turn, can have effects around the world. Inquiry into global issues : Teachers integrate global issues into mandated course content by asking issue-centered questions on topics including global warming, weapons of mass destruction, global health and HIV/AIDS, terrorism, human rights, poverty and development, and more. Although some of these issues may be controversial, they affect people across the world and therefore serve as excellent topics for promoting global perspectives. Skills in perspective consciousness : Helping students understand...

Education Ethnography of Sensitive Issues

Education Ethnography of Sensitive Issues   Reference library

Martin Bittner

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods in Education

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
9,954 words

... Zulaika, J. (2004). The anthropologist as terrorist. In N. Scheper-Hughes & P. Bourgois (Eds.), Violence in war and peace: An anthology (pp. 416–419). Malden, MA: Blackwell. Zulaika, J. , & Douglass, W. A. (1996). Terror and taboo: The follies, fables and faces of terrorism . New York, NY: Routledge. Notes 1. We can see how much our world is oriented toward a stability of the object of research, as we are as researchers usually required to state our objectives. 2. “Our understandings about, for example, interviewing as well as observation is far...

Ethnography Across Borders

Ethnography Across Borders   Reference library

Marta Sánchez

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods in Education

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
10,921 words

...reality points to something very different that complicates our understanding of borders: Existing borders have been undermined or eroded, new borders have been established, and others have been reinforced through ethno-nationalist aspirations and security concerns over terrorism and illegal migration. Novel dividing lines and fresh categorizations of peoples, places, relations and identities are the outcome of a functioning of new border regimes where borders act as techniques of classifying and ordering. This ascertainment put an end to a kind of naïve...

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