The Visual Field of Barbadian Elite Schooling: Towards Postcolonial Social Aesthetics

Cameron McCarthy, Heather Greenhalgh-Spencer, Koeli Goel, Chunfeng Lin, Michelle Castro, Brenda Sanya, Ergin Bulut

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Abstract

In this chapter, we explore schooling in the postcolonial context as a particular type of cultural artifact. Eschewing dominant qualitative research tendencies that privilege the word and the text over the visual and the physical, we argue that deeper complexities and nuances come to the fore when we focus on the visual fields, noting that the visual field is always a production enmeshed within a social context.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCultural Studies and Transdisciplinarity in Education
PublisherSpringer Nature
Pages137-169
Number of pages33
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015

Publication series

NameCultural Studies and Transdisciplinarity in Education
ISSN (Print)2345-7708

Keywords

  • Colonial Past
  • Cultural Artifact
  • Elite School
  • Visual Domain
  • Visuality Visuality

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    McCarthy, C., Greenhalgh-Spencer, H., Goel, K., Lin, C., Castro, M., Sanya, B., & Bulut, E. (2015). The Visual Field of Barbadian Elite Schooling: Towards Postcolonial Social Aesthetics. In Cultural Studies and Transdisciplinarity in Education (pp. 137-169). (Cultural Studies and Transdisciplinarity in Education). Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-350-7_10