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The events unfolded at the 3rd summit of the Americas is more reminiscent of a war zone, rather than the intended peaceful protests. In a lot of instances, transgressive actions were mistaken for provocative actions, leading police to deploy repressive and dominating tactics using less than lethal force, such as tear gas, rubber bullets, pepper sprays, along with others. 825 more words
Discussions of public diplomacy have frequently broken the activity down into three elements; information, education and culture and international broadcasting.
But…if we look around at what public diplomacy/cultural relations organizations actually do there’s a sizeable chunk of work that would be better labelled as concerned with governance. 386 more words
On Tuesday 14 April 2015 I will give a keynote at the BERA Special Interest Group (SIG) Social Theory and Education event Theory as Method: Applying Social Theory in Education Research… 63 more words
Michael Foucault coined the term Governmentality to reference the ways in which state controls its general population, and the ways this snowballs into the ways in which the population teach to govern themselves, moving the power structures away from the authority. 451 more words