Understanding student resistance as a communicative act

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dc.contributor.author Kim, Jeong-Hee
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-20T15:45:22Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-20T15:45:22Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-20
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/9170
dc.description.abstract In the current era of “zero tolerance”, disciplinary practices including punishment, expulsion, physical and psychological surveillance, and confinement, are a major part of resistant students’ lived experiences. This article is an ethnographic study of student resistance that is observed in an alternative high school in the U.S., which serves students expelled from regular schools for their acts of resistance. The purpose of this study is to explore how understanding of the meaning of student resistance can be used as a theoretical and pedagogical medium with which teachers can create an equitable, educational milieu that upholds views and experiences of the marginalized students. The study also offers a new insight into resistance theory drawing upon Dewey’s transactional theory of resistance as a communicative act to further suggest what might be possible for the teachers and students to transcend conflicts in order to establish a more meaningful teacher-student relationship, moving beyond zero-tolerance policies. en_US
dc.relation.uri http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=1745-7823 &volume=5&issue=3&spage=261 en_US
dc.rights This is an electronic version of an article published in: Kim, J. H. (2010). Understanding student resistance as a communicative act. Ethnography and Education, 5 (3), 261-276. Ethnography and Education is available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/ with the URL of article which would be the following address: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=1745-7823 &volume=5&issue=3&spage=261 en_US
dc.subject Zero-tolerance policies en_US
dc.subject Resistance theory en_US
dc.subject Communicative act en_US
dc.subject Transactional theory en_US
dc.title Understanding student resistance as a communicative act en_US
dc.type Text en_US
dc.date.published 2010 en_US
dc.citation.doi DOI: 10.1080/17457823.2010.511349 en_US
dc.citation.epage 276 en_US
dc.citation.issue 3 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Ethnography and Education en_US
dc.citation.spage 261 en_US
dc.citation.volume 5 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jhkim en_US

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