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Jingyi Li

own. On the other hand, the learning of a target language is often combined with the transmission of a related culture and cultural values. In a way, this explains why the spread of the English language in the wake of globalization is criticized as

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Building the Femorabilia Special Collection

Methodologies and Practicalities

Nickianne Moody

existing interests and attitudes. However, to make an appeal to a heterogeneous audience and to be meaningful to its readers it must deal with ambiguity and address contested cultural values. Its aim is to resolve tensions that result from the conflicting

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April Mandrona

blogs of the young women could “also be seen as performative and public spaces: that is space to extend, differentiate, and negotiate social norms and cultural values; voice issues of common concern; and contribute to forming public opinion” (2011: 350

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Brigette Krieg

-esteem. However, because of years of colonization and assimilation there is a disconnect from the cultural values and traditions espoused in Indigenous communities ( Morris 2007 ). Cultural disconnection and lack of cultural continuity creates a loss of confidence

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Kaoru Miyazawa

members formed alliances based on common social-cultural values, on the history of oppression, and on goals for liberation. In contrast, the struggles for sexuality rights require the recognition of different sexuality values between and within ethnic and

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Challenging Substantive Knowledge in Educational Media

A Case Study of German History Textbooks

Lucas Frederik Garske

criterion for selecting substantive knowledge in these two scenarios is inherently different. In the case of a canonical story, the criterion for the selection of substantive knowledge is its academic or cultural value; in the case of historical thinking, it

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Making the best of an inappropriate textbook

Using an ‘international edition’ to teach critical thinking and intercultural understanding

Kristina C. Marcellus

’ key cultural values and to norms related to respect and authority, and this should not be ignored. Finally, instead of learning about students’ opinions and objections to the text and how they saw the text material in relation to their own lives only

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Joan Njagi

needs and lived realities effectively. Given the hierarchical nature of adult-child relations in conservative Kenyan society, where religious and cultural values that promote heteronormativity and gender inequality and deny the validity of girls

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Digital Media and Contested Visions of Education

Wesley Shumar and Susan Wright

ideology of democracy and cultural values; it is also a liberal economic ideology in which the marketplace of ideas is not only like the marketplace of products but is also concerned with managing risks. Since the beginning of capitalism, capital

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“Let Us Be Giants”

Masculinity Nostalgia and Military Edutainment in South Asian War Comics

Tehmina Pirzada

form of entertainment, tacitly presenting it as a cultural value. The cultural and visual framings of the comics and their instant spread through the Internet is perilous, especially when tensions are reaching an inflection along the borders of India