Disney, Culture, and Curriculum (Studies in Curriculum by Jennifer A. Sandlin,Julie C. Garlen

By Jennifer A. Sandlin,Julie C. Garlen

A presence for many years in contributors’ daily life practices and id formation, the Walt Disney corporation has extra lately additionally develop into an influential point in the "big" curriculum of private and non-private areas outdoors of but in proximity to formal academic associations. Disney, tradition, and Curriculum explores the myriad ways in which Disney’s curricula and pedagogies show up in public realization, cultural discourses, and the schooling approach. analyzing Disney’s old improvement and modern manifestations, this publication evaluations and deconstructs its items and views whereas offering perception into Disney’s operations inside pop culture and daily life within the usa and beyond.

The individuals have interaction with Disney’s curricula and pedagogies in quite a few methods, via serious research of Disney motion pictures, subject parks, and deliberate groups, how Disney has been taught and resisted either in and past faculties, ways that fanatics and shoppers advance and negotiate their identities with their engagement with Disney, and the way race, classification, gender, sexuality, and consumerism are built via Disney content material. Incisive, entire, and hugely interdisciplinary, Disney, tradition, and Curriculum extends the dialogue of pop culture as curriculum and pedagogy into new avenues via targeting the affective and ontological features of id improvement in addition to the commodification of social and cultural identities, stories, and subjectivities.

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