Education in Radical Uncertainty: Baudrillard as Transgressions in Theory and Method

Bidragets oversatte titel: Uddannelse i en tid af radikal usikkerhed: Baudrillard som teoretiske og metodologiske udfordringer.

Stephen Carney and Ulla Ambrosius Madsen

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Abstract

The book aims to revisit the writing of a renowned French philosopher and social critic, Jean Baudrillard and relate his work to the field of education, especially comparative studies of youth and schooling in different parts of the work. He is most known for his ideas of semiotic society, simulation and hyper-reality in which subjects become transformed by the breakdown of meaningful sign systems. In education, this has been understood via various imaginaries where students and teachers carry out educational functions that, whilst meaningful in themselves are disconnected from the stated aims of schooling. Media culture, mass consumption society and globalization are often viewed as forces or systems that disembody people from context and culture, creating alienation and disengagement. The book will certainly pick up upon these established ideas but take them further by elaborating students’ experiences and enactments of these conditions. In the process, we disrupt many of the hitherto (negative and simplistic) applications of his concepts to illustrate the ways in which global flows (e.g. media, technologies, ideas, educational practices) are experienced not only differently but with various degrees of enthusiasm, ambivalence, possibility and pain. In order not to speak for our research objects, the empirical work is open-ended and inviting: the reader must enter the field and relate it to his/ her own preconceptions, prejudices and desires.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelEducation in Radical Uncertainty: Baudrillard as Transgressions in Theory and Method
RedaktørerStephen Carney, Irving Epstein, Daniel Friedrich
Antal sider240
Vol/bindSeries: New Directions in Comparative and International Education
Udgivelses stedLondon
ForlagBloomsbury Academic
StatusUnder udarbejdelse - 17 dec. 2017

Bibliografisk note

Der er deadline på manuskriptet december 2017.
Bogen bygger på min disputats, Pædagogikkens Andet men er samtidig en bearbejdning af Baudrillard i forhold til det komparative forskningsfelt.

Emneord

  • Baudrillard, Comparative Education, Post-foundational thinking

Citer dette

Stephen Carney and Ulla Ambrosius Madsen (2017). Education in Radical Uncertainty: Baudrillard as Transgressions in Theory and Method. Manuskript under forberedelse. I S. Carney, I. Epstein, & D. Friedrich (red.), Education in Radical Uncertainty: Baudrillard as Transgressions in Theory and Method (Bind Series: New Directions in Comparative and International Education). Bloomsbury Academic.