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|Title:||"In the Neighbourhood of": Dialogic Uncertainties and the Rise of New Subject Positions in Environmental Education||Contributor(s):||Hardy, J (author)||Publication Date:||2006||DOI:||10.1207/s15327884mca1303_7||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/441||Abstract:||This article proposes that resonances exist between the curriculum vision advanced by the Panel for Education for Sustainable Development (1998) and key Bakhtinian motifs, such as dialogism, polyphony, and heteroglossia. The Panel's support for postmodern perspectives, however, makes the conjunction with Bakhtin problematic, due to anxieties that inhabit Bakhtinian scholarship concerning the assimilation of Bakhtinian notions into postmodernisms. In response to this concern, I formulate thespatial figuration of the neighborhood of as a theoretical geography that enables the ideas offered by Bakhtin and those of postmodernists to form a strategic alliance, without threatening to subsumeBakhtin or obscure the distinctiveness of his ideas. Working in the neighborhood of Bakhtin and postmodernisms creates a space to theorize dialogic uncertainties, creating both textual spaces for conversations around environmental education and new subject positions, or subjectivities, for students.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||Mind, Culture and Activity, 13(3), p. 257-274||Publisher:||Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc||Place of Publication:||United States||ISSN:||1074-9039||Field of Research (FOR):||220202 History and Philosophy of Education||Peer Reviewed:||Yes||HERDC Category Description:||C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 198
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