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Neir Riel (Strong Girls): Transgression and Fugitive Spaces in Sudanese Australian Classrooms

Harris, Anne (2011) Neir Riel (Strong Girls): Transgression and Fugitive Spaces in Sudanese Australian Classrooms. Qualitative Inquiry, 17 (8). pp. 750-759. ISSN 1552-7565

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Abstract

This article examines the ways in which Sudanese Australian students from refugee backgrounds are often perceived in their high schools as transgressive, and how this transgression,perceived or real, may become for them a liberatory invitation for both students and teachers, and a means to a reconstruction of self, educational contexts, and freedom (hooks). Through discussion of the ethnocinematic research project Cross-Marked: Sudanese Australian Young Women Talk Education, the author comments on the complexities of the performance of identity for teachers, researchers, and coparticipants across differences of age, race, sexuality, geography, and class.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID23751, education, Sudanese Australian students, ethnocinema, video, transgression
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Education
FOR Classification > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2012 04:44
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2012 04:44
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/9191
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1077800411421472
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