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Ceará

Rebecca Tarlau.

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land

August 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 14459 words.

Chapter 6 analyzes the MST’s engagement with public schools in Ceará in the late 2000s, in a very different context, when the movement’s educational initiatives are already recognized...

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Celebrating Diversities

Disha Pandey.

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice

October 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education. 13120 words.

Previously, scholars who have extensively researched inclusion have argued that some schools, under the shroud of being inclusive, are inherently and discreetly exclusionary. Following...

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Child-Centred Learning in Praxis

Rohini Ram Mohan.

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice

October 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education. 12611 words.

Placing the larger concepts of MGML, the notions of child-centred learning and key ideas of J. Krishnamurti on education at the centre of analysis, this chapter documents the translation of...

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Conclusion

Rebecca Tarlau.

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land

August 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 8650 words.

The Conclusion reflects on the significance of the MST’s educational initiatives for understanding states, social movements, and education. The chapter revisits the theoretical claims in...

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Contextual Challenges for Primary School Education

Hitesh Kukreja.

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice

October 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education. 12853 words.

This chapter attempts to explore the relevance of Mono-grade methodology for teaching-learning processes in primary schools, considering their contextual and spatial specificities. The...

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Curricular Concerns and Practices in a Krishnamurti School

Abismrita Chakravarty.

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice

October 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education. 10960 words.

The chapter is an attempt to coherently weave the observations from brief fieldwork conducted in two unique settings to make inquiries into curriculum practices and its production. It...

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Epilogue

Rebecca Tarlau.

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land

August 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 7016 words.

The Epilogue reflects on the future of the MST’s political struggle—and that of the Brazilian left more broadly—in the context of the 2016 ousting of the Workers’ Party (PT) from the...

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From the Pedagogy of the MST to Educação do Campo

Rebecca Tarlau.

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land

August 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 18549 words.

Chapter 3 shows how the institutionalization of movement goals can sometimes look like a process of social movement absorption. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the MST’s local...

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Going beyond the Self1

Bharat Suri.

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice

October 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education. 9739 words.

This chapter is a study of the efforts of Rishi Valley Institute for Educational Resources (RIVER) to transform teacher education in India; it explores the aims, intents and structure of...

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Insight through Awareness

Hillary Rodrigues.

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice

October 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education. 9284 words.

For over fifty years, Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895–1986) spoke on a wide array of topics, but primarily directed his teachings at the problem of human suffering. He taught that all conflict is...

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Introduction: Education and the Long March through the Institutions

Rebecca Tarlau.

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land

August 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 12966 words.

The Introduction presents the basic goals of the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement’s agrarian reform struggle and explains how its educational proposal is part and parcel of achieving...

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J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice

Edited by Meenakshi Thapan.

October 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Sociology of Education. 404 pages.

First in the series on Education and Society in South Asia, this volume focuses on the educational thought of a world-renowned teacher, thinker, and writer—Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895–1986)....

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Krishnamurti, Values, and Education

Meenakshi Thapan.

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice

October 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education. 14499 words.

The chapter provides the context in which J. Krishnamurti and his work may be understood today. Krishnamurti’s relevance in our understanding of the contemporary human condition when humans...

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Krishnamurti’s Dialogue as Being Open to the ‘Other’

Vikas Baniwal.

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice

October 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education. 5596 words.

In this chapter, an attempt has been made to reflect on some central questions of education, such as knowing, knowledge, knower, and the relationship between the educator and the educand....

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Multigrade Instruction at Rishi Valley and Neel Bagh

Radhika Herzberger.

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice

October 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education. 7860 words.

Recent surveys of the education scenario in India’s countryside highlight the fact that within a single classroom student learning levels vary greatly. Multigrade classrooms, i.e....

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Occupying Schools, Occupying Land

Rebecca Tarlau.

August 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Sociology of Education; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 392 pages.

Contrary to the conventional belief that social movements cannot engage the state without becoming co-opted and demobilized, this study shows how movements can advance their struggles by...

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Pedagogical Experiments in the Brazilian Countryside

Rebecca Tarlau.

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land

August 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 18230 words.

Chapter 1 analyzes the pedagogical experiments that MST activists developed in the Brazilian countryside in the 1980s and 1990s. In the early 1980s these educational experiments were...

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Pernambuco

Rebecca Tarlau.

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land

August 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 14229 words.

Chapter 5 analyzes the MST’s attempt to transform public schools in the state of Pernambuco, beginning in the late 1990s after the movement already developed a national pedagogical...

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Philosophy of Jiddu Krishnamurti in the Educational Practice of the Multigrade–Multilevel Methodology

Thomas Müller.

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice

October 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education. 9581 words.

Very close to his death, Krishnamurti made sure that ‘The Rishi Valley School’ starts with small schools in the surrounding remote villages. The so-called Satellite Schools exist now for...

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‘Right Relationship’ between Teachers and Students

Madhulika Sonkar.

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice

October 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education. 12863 words.

This chapter is an ethnographic examination of the teacher-student relationship at Rishi Valley School, Andhra Pradesh, India. Departing from Krishnamurti’s vision on right relationship,...

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