A Politics of the Other in Education

Helen E Lees


This paper argues for a step back. In short sections, aspects of the other in education are addressed with a view, not just to scholarly argument, but also to displacement within that argument. This is so that the other, which simply arguing obscures, can be seen, sensed, felt. Otherness is considered by virtue of various perspectives and a new politics in education is offered, without playing by old rules.


politics; other; education; other education; educational alternatives

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