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date: 22 October 2021

Justice Against the Epistemicide: Itinerant Curriculum Theory and the Struggle to Decanonize Curriculum Studieslocked

Justice Against the Epistemicide: Itinerant Curriculum Theory and the Struggle to Decanonize Curriculum Studieslocked

  • João M. ParaskevaJoão M. ParaskevaUniversity of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Summary

The article places the itinerant curriculum theory at the core of the struggle against the curriculum epistemicide and occidentosis. It unpacks the current contemporary global havoc as a result of the exhausted coloniality of power matrix of Modern Western Eurocentric modernity. In doing so, the piece dissects the challenges faced by a specific radical critical curriculum river framed by particular counter hegemonic approaches in the struggle against the curriculum epistemicide. It claims how counter hegemonic movements and groups, in such struggle against the epistemicide they ended up provoking a reversive epistemicide, by not pay attention to the validity and legitimacy of crucial onto-epistemological perspectives beyond Modern Western Eurocentric platform. Also, the article challenges such counter approaches to deterritorialize and delink from coloniality power matric, in order to open up their own Eurocentric canon and seek an itinerant curriculum theoretical commitment.

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  • Curriculum and Pedagogy

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