Redistributing the sensory : the critical pedagogy of Jacques Rancière
Lambert, Cath. (2012) Redistributing the sensory : the critical pedagogy of Jacques Rancière. Critical Studies in Education, Vol.53 (No.2). pp. 211-227. ISSN 1750-8487Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17508487.2012.672328
Jacques Rancière remains neglected within educational debates. In this paper I examine the potential of his philosophies for enacting critical interventions in relation to contemporary (higher) educational concerns. Rancière argues against the progressive temporality of pedagogic relations and provides an alternative thesis that equality is a point of departure for social and pedagogic encounters. He also emphasises the importance of aesthetics and the ‘distribution of the sensible’ as a mechanism for understanding who is un/able to be seen, speak and produce knowledge. These arguments are examined through an analysis of two research-based art installations: Sociologists Talking (2008, 2009) and The Idea of a University (2010). I consider the potential for ‘alternative’ forms of knowledge production and communication to enact different pedagogic methods and re/distribute the sensory spaces in which research and teaching take place.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Critical Studies in Education|
|Number of Pages:||17|
|Page Range:||pp. 211-227|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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