Journal of Postcolonial Education, Vol.2, No.2
Vol 2 No 2 of the Journal of Postcolonial Education has just been published.
Two of the journal's four editors are from the University of Malta's Faculty
of Education: Dr. Carmel Borg and Professor Peter Mayo, the latter having
been the journal’s founding editor. The other two editors are Dr Anne Hickling
Hudson of Queensland University of Technology and Professor George Sefa Dei
from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto.
Rea Zajda from James Nicholas, Publishers, Melbourne, is the journal’s Managing
Vol.2 No.2 is a special issue guest edited by Professor Ali Abdi, from the
University of Alberta in Canada, who serves on the journal’s International
Panel of Consulting Editors. The special issue focuses on ‘Decolonizing
Philosophies and Methodologies of Education’ and includes the following articles:
In addition, there are two book reviews. Jenny Wannas-Jones reviews Nawal
El Saadawi’s A Daughter of Isis: The Autobiography of Nawal El Saadawi and
Korbla P. Puplampu reviews Richard Sandbrook’s Closing the Circle: Democratisation
and Development in Africa.
- ‘Editorial Introduction’ by Ali Abdi.
- ‘The Content and Research base for Women’s Education in Africa:
Postcolonial realities and Outcomes’ by Philomena Okeke.
- ‘Dominant Discourses and African Philosophies of Education: A
Postcolonial Criticism’ by Ali A. Abdi.
- ‘Recreating Knowledge to Teach about Africa’ by George Dei.
- ‘Aboriginal Literature as a Decolonising Device: Knowing, Healing
and Transforming’ by Bev Kynoch.
- ‘Postcolonial Developments: Ghandian Social Thought and Popular
Education in Adivasi Contexts in India’ by Dip Kapoor
- ‘Education is that which Liberates: The Educational Philosophy
of Rabindranath Tagore’ by Ratna Ghosh and Ayaz Naseem.