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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/25650

Title: Narratives of Hope in Anti-oppression Education: What are Anti-racists For?
Authors: Habib Mohammed Baqir Murad, Fatima Zahra
Advisor: Gaztambide-Fernandez, Ruben
Department: Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
Keywords: Anti-Oppression Facilitation
Hope
Decolonization
Anti-Racism
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2011
Abstract: This project explores the connections between the worlds we hope for and the worlds we help create. Over the course of several months, I conducted three sets of narrative interviews with three anti-oppression education facilitators, and a self-study with myself. Using narrative inquiry through a specifically anti-colonial lens as my method of analysis, I worked in partnership with my interview participants to draw meaning out of our interviews. Growing from these discussions, this thesis explores the work that discourses of hope do in our practices as facilitators of education for change. How do the things that we learn to hope for inform the way we teach, and the possibilities that are allowed in, or locked out, of our classrooms? In problematizing certain functions of certain discourses of hope, this study also explores the possibilities of anti-colonial hopings as a process of generating decolonizing dreams through education for change.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/25650
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