Socially just and inclusive education

HODGE, Nick (2017). Socially just and inclusive education. Community, Work & Family, 20 (1), 112-115.

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This article presents a personal account of what socially just and inclusive education means to me, an academic in a UK university. I identify the critical elements as being the recognition of the right to claim and the duty to protect the humanity and value of all members of society. Inclusion and social justice are about belonging in the world unfettered by the disablements of poverty, illness and prejudice. They are dependent upon interdependence, community and collaborative enterprise. Here I call upon all students in education to take a stand, to work together to end the marginalisation and exclusion of the poor and the abandoned and to disavow control through privilege. Only together by and for each other can we be free.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Sheffield Institute of Education
Identification Number: 10.1080/13668803.2016.1264370
Depositing User: Carmel House
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2017 12:22
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2018 15:52

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