Teaching politics after the practice turn

Leigh, Darcy and Freeman, Richard (2017) Teaching politics after the practice turn. Politics. ISSN 0263-3957

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The ‘practice turn’ and its associated ontology, epistemology and methodology are now well established in political research. In this article, we identify and explore a corollary pedagogy. After outlining the principal components of practice theory, we compare case- and placement-based approaches to learning, designed to develop skills for use in practice. We introduce and describe our own rather different course, which we designed to develop an understanding of the nature of practice as such. We discuss its scope and dynamics, particularly with regard to power in the classroom, and identify broader opportunities and challenges for the development of practice-based pedagogy.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Law
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Depositing User: Darcy Leigh
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2017 11:37
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2018 12:53
URI: http://srodev.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/68789

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