The Pedagogy of Detachment and Decolonial Options
Reflections from a ‘minoritized’ Point of View
This article deals with a critical perspective on modern schooling based on my own experience as a child and young adult. I illustrate the effects of what I call a pedagogic of detachment and argue for a decolonial option of the modern school system. I will start with my personal history as a minority pupil in Argentina and will also use cases from my experiences as an immigrant in the Norwegian school system and from my ethnographic work among the Mbya-Guaraní in Northern Argentina.
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