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The Visual Field of Barbadian Elite Schooling: Towards Postcolonial Social Aesthetics

  • Cameron McCarthyEmail author
  • Heather Greenhalgh-Spencer
  • Koeli Goel
  • Chunfeng Lin
  • Michelle Castro
  • Brenda Sanya
  • Ergin Bulut
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Part of the Cultural Studies and Transdisciplinarity in Education book series (CSTE)

Abstract

In this chapter, we explore schooling in the postcolonial context as a particular type of cultural artifact. Eschewing dominant qualitative research tendencies that privilege the word and the text over the visual and the physical, we argue that deeper complexities and nuances come to the fore when we focus on the visual fields, noting that the visual field is always a production enmeshed within a social context.

Keywords

Cultural Artifact Visual Domain Colonial Past Elite School Visuality Visuality 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cameron McCarthy
    • 1
    Email author
  • Heather Greenhalgh-Spencer
    • 1
    • 2
  • Koeli Goel
    • 1
  • Chunfeng Lin
    • 1
  • Michelle Castro
    • 1
  • Brenda Sanya
    • 1
  • Ergin Bulut
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignChampaignUSA
  2. 2.Texas Tech UniversityLubbockUSA

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