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Free Education! The Chilean Student Movement – Reform or Revolution?

This paper provides a report on the Chilean student movement, 2011 – 2014, from the perspective of the students themselves, based on the main research question: are the student protests for reform or revolution? The analytical framework is made up … Continue reading

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From the Struggle for Education to the Transformation of Society

We are three voices at a public university in northern Chile. This essay is about how social science takes into account or ignore the current political tension produced by social movements against neoliberalism . We have three stories – student … Continue reading

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Keeping Students Motivated to Learn

Educators have lots of ideas about how to improve education, to better reach learners and to give students the skills they’ll need in college and beyond the classroom. But often those conversations remain between adults. The real test of any … Continue reading

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Student Protest: A Perspective from the UK

I approach student activism as an academic sociologist motivated by the question of why students, as a group, seem so often to be involved in political struggles around the world, compared with other social groups, and why, as some of … Continue reading

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