The cultural organizing of youth ethnographers: Formalizing a praxis-based pedagogy

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Abstract

This article illustrates how elements of praxis within George Spindler's cultural therapy and Paul Willis's cultural production are useful precedents for a praxis-based pedagogy. I argue that combining the praxis elements within cultural therapy and cultural production engenders a third mode of ethnographic praxis that I call "cultural organizing." The article provides an example of cultural organizing among Latina/o high school students in Tucson, Arizona.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-58
Number of pages14
JournalAnthropology and Education Quarterly
Volume39
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008

Keywords

  • Cultural organizing
  • Ethnography
  • Latina/o students
  • Pedagogy
  • Praxis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Anthropology

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