Outlines : Critical Practice Studies

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Vol. 21, No. 1, 2020

Heeding Grammar and Language-Games: Continuing Conversations with Wittgenstein and Roth
All this, however, can only appear in the right light when one has attained greater clarity about the concepts of understanding, meaning, and thinking. For it will then also become clear what can lead us (and what did lead me) to think that if anyone...
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Ruqaiya Hasan, in Memoriam: A Manual and a Manifesto
In a 2007 paper, Ruqaiya Hasan recalled a British Marxist remarking, sometime in the early forties, that the key problem of capitalist education lies in creating a system that will somehow enable the operation of a Bren light machine gun but disable...
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Compensation of Intellectual Disability in a Relational Dialogue on Down Syndrome
The compensation / overcompensation theorization (Adler, 1967) of Vygotsky's Defectology approach introduces the idea that people with Intellectual Disabilities (ID), even those with severe conditions, could reach the same social goals as those with...
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Unintelligible Silence: Challenging Academic Authority in a New Socio-Dialogic Politics of the Real for Collective Justice and Transformation
Unintelligible silence: Challenging academic authority in a new socio-dialogic politics of the real for collective justice and transformationOn Saturday, March 24th, 2018, Emma González spoke at the March for Our Lives, a student-driven protest against...
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Transformative Anti-Ableist Pedagogy for Social Justice: Charting a Critical Agenda for Inclusive Education
Transformative anti-ableist pedagogy for social justice: Charting a critical agenda for inclusive educationHigher education institutions in the U.S. are legally bound to provide equal educational opportunities and inclusive learning environment for diverse...
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Editorial
EditorialThough the current issue is long overdue, we are proud that we were able to pull it off in the midst of this COVID-19 pandemic. Probably like most of our readership, we are hunkered down in our homes, the luckiest in comfortable houses in green...
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Vol. 20, No. 1, 2019

Modelling Undergraduate Research and Inquiry- Based Learning – Why Enculturation Matters
IntroductionDoes higher education research and practice need models? The question may come as a surprise, as models are inseparable constituent parts of scientific and professional practice. In architecture, models serve as illustrations of building...
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Critique as Locus or Modus? Power and Resistance in the World of Work
IntroductionOver the last few decades, political and social theorists across a wide range of disciplinary and moral convictions seem to agree that contemporary liberal democracies are pervaded by new and pervasive forms of power that make resistance...
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Editorial
It is with great excitement that we bring you this volume of Outlines. Our chief editor, Pernille Hviid resigned from the role in the summer of 2018 and we, Eduardo and Mike, humbly and with honor accepted to take on the roles of chief editor and journal...
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The Aesthetic as an Aspect of Praxis - Architectural Design as a Cooperative Endeavor
IntroductionCommonly the aesthetic is understood as sensuous private pleasure, as something ethereal and ephemeral, which we cannot make other people experience, but may try to talk about, even though some say it spoils the pleasure.The sciences mirror...
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Former Right-Wing Extremists' Continued Struggle for Self-Transformation after an Exit Program
Former Right-Wing Extremists' Continued Struggle for Self-Transformation After an Exit ProgramThe aim of this article is to investigate the identity transformation process of former rightwing extremists when they leave the extreme right. They (often)...
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Vol. 19, No. 1, 2018

The Reflective Methodologists A Cultural Analysis of Danish Pedagogues' Individualised Silence and Collective Articulations
1.Quality on the AgendaPedagogical work is often described as being always unique, as it focuses on individuals and their learning processes. Individuals and processes both have some innate, indescribable and distinctive characteristics that cannot be...
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Editorial: Why Is Outlines – Critical Practice Studies So Critical?
Being CriticalIs critique just a matter of being obsessed with finding faults in other people's work? Does critique mirror a habit of suspicion? Or does it mainly serve personal interest, assertiveness and self-affirmation? And is critique given by academic...
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Patient Participation in Healthcare Practice in Greenland: Local Challenges and Global Reflections
Greenland as the Context of the StudyThe current healthcare system in Greenland was established during the Danish colonization of the country (1721 - 1953). With the end of colony-status, Greenland was integrated as an administrative region within Denmark...
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The Evolution of a Practice in Trialectic Space: An Approach Inclusive of Norms and Performance
IntroductionContinuing Bourdieu's seminal work, and building greatly on Wittgenstein's contributions, several authors continue to develop Practice Theory along conceptual models that situate practices at the centre of the study of social action. The...
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A Change Laboratory Professional Development Intervention to Motivate University Teachers to Identify and Overcome Barriers to the Integration of ICT
IntroductionThe direction of societies towards the use of technology in all fields of knowledge places a high pressure on universities to carry out an intensive integration of information and communication technologies (ICT) (Huang & Price, 2014)...
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How Contradictions in Professional Practices Become Contradictions in Research Practices
IntroductionThis article wishes to contribute to methodological discussions about how to do research with children in day nurseries. For this purpose, I explore the dialectics between professional practice in day nurseries and a researcher's practice....
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Vol. 18, No. 1, 2017

Editorial
It is with great pleasure that I introduce this new issue of Outlines - Critical Practice Studies. It is composited by four innovative, thought-provoking and generous papers. On behalf of the editorial team, I hope you will enjoy them. This editorial...
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You Learn How to Write from Doing the Writing, but You Also Learn the Subject and the Ways of Reasoning
IntroductionThe title of this article is a quote from one of the student informants enrolled in the empirical study described here. The study aimed to explore in depth how the dynamics of writing activities create mediational tools for developing knowledge...
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What Is Critique? Critical Turns in the Age of Criticism
Critique in the Age of CriticismIn the foreword to the 1781 version of Critique of Pure Reason, the German Enlightenment philosopher Immanuel Kant characterizes his own time as the 'age of criticism'. Indeed, critique is characterised as that, "to which...
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School Involvement: Refugee Parents' Narrated Contribution to Their Children's Education While Resettled in Norway
IntroductionBy the time refugee families resettle in exile, their children will often have missed out on years of schooling due to war, flight or periods in temporary exile without the right to education (Alitolppa-niitamo, 2002; Hos, 2014; McBrien,...
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