Curriculum of Global Migration and Transnationalism seeks to address the question: "What is the curriculum of global/transnational migration?". The authors in this collection explore the multifaceted implications of movement for curriculum, teaching and learning, teacher education, cultural practice, as well as educational research and policy.
In this book, the authors consider the following, among other questions: is the current experience of global/transnational mobility and/or migration really a new phenomenon, or is it an extension of existing processes and dynamics (e.g. colonialism, capitalism, imperialism)? What does global/transnational mobility imply for schools and other educational institutions and processes as spatially located entities? What approaches to curriculum are needed in the constantly shifting context of global movement? How are the "global" and "local" re-imagined through the experiences of mobility and migration?
This book was originally published as a special issue of Curriculum Inquiry.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Shifting borders and sinking ships: What (and who) is transnationalism "good" for?
Elena V. Toukan, Rubén Gaztambide-Fernández and Sardar M. Anwaruddin
1. Refugee education: Education for an unknowable future
2. Critical transnational curriculum for immigrant and refugee students
Monisha Bajaj and Lesley Bartlett
3. Immigration and emigration: Canadian and Mexican youth making sense of a globalized conflict
Diego Nieto and Kathy Bickmore
4. Theorizing the spatial dimensions and pedagogical implications of transnationalism
5. The ink of citizenship
6. Toward an awareness of the "colonial present" in education: Focusing on interdependence and inequity in the context of global migration
Thea Renda Abu El-Haj and Ellen Skilton
7. Revisioning curriculum in the age of transnational mobility: Towards a transnational and transcultural framework
Shibao Guo and Srabani Maitra
8. "We are here because you were there": On curriculum, empire, and global migration
Roland Sintos Coloma
9. Arab Spring, Favelas, borders, and the artistic transnational migration: toward a curriculum for a Global Hip-Hop Nation
10. Emotions in the curriculum of migrant and refugee students
Sardar M. Anwaruddin
11. Global mobilities and the possibilities of a cosmopolitan curriculum
Fazal Rizvi and Jason Beech
Afterword: provisional pedagogies toward imagining global mobilities otherwise
Sharon Stein and Vanessa de Oliveira Andreotti
Elena Toukan is a PhD candidate in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at OISE/University of Toronto. Her research examines the interplay between global education policy and local agency. Elena served as an associate editor at Curriculum Inquiry, and her published research appears such journals as Education, Citizenship & Social Justice, The Journal of Peace Education, Education as Change, and Compare.
Rubén Gaztambide-Fernández is a Professor in the Department of Curriculum Teaching and Learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Canada and the Editor in Chief of Curriculum Inquiry.
Sardar Anwaruddin received his PhD from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics at York University in Toronto, Canada.