Day: April 16, 2021

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Who Can Tell A Working-Class Story? Examining The Representational Limits Of Class In I, Daniel Blake (2016) And Beyond

Jacqueline Gibbs and Aura Lehtonen Earlier this year, a debate about the film I, Daniel Blake (2016) was reignited on social media in response to a 2019 article by journalist Emma Burnell, where she argued that Ken Loach’s recent films not only ‘preach to the converted’, but also ‘exclude any audience who would find themselves […]

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Can We Free Compulsory School Systems From Class Hierarchies?

Mia Travers-Hayward “… nowhere is there a more intense silence about the reality of class difference than in educational settings.” bell hooks, Teaching to Transgress, p. 177 Since reading the work of sociologists examining class stratification in education, I have found it to be a useful way of understanding the disparate academic experiences of children […]

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