Dr. Dalene Swanson

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Name: Dr. Dalene Swanson
Country: United Kingdom
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Member type: Specialist member
Organisation: University of Stirling
Topics of most interest: Global Education as a whole, Citizenship education , Development education, Environmental education, Gender education, Health and wellbeing education, Human rights education, Multi- Intercultural, anti-racist education, Social justice education, Sustainable development education, Other, please specify
Types of education of most interest: Secondary, Higher education, Adult education, Comparative education
Preference for research approach: Theoretical / conceptual research, Empirical research, Comparative research
Preference for research focusing on: Curriculum, Pedagogy, Policy, Teacher education
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Recent publications:

Guion Akdag E & Swanson DM (2017) Ethics, power, internationalisation and the postcolonial: A Foucauldian discourse analysis of policy documents in two Scottish universities (Forthcoming/Available Online), European Journal of Higher Education.

Gamal M & Swanson DM (2017) Nation state, popul(ar)ism, and discourses of global citizenship: examples from Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence. In: Akbaba Y, Jeffrey B (ed.). The Implications of 'New Populism' for Education, Stroud: E & E Publishing.

Swanson DM & Pashby K (2016) Towards a critical global citizenship?: a comparative analysis of GC education discourses in Scotland and Alberta, Journal of Research in Curriculum and Instruction, 20 (3), pp. 184-195.

Swanson DM (2015) Ubuntu, Indigeneity, and an Ethic for Decolonizing Global Citizenship. In: Abdi AA, Shultz L, Pillay T (ed.). Decolonizing Global Citizenship Education, Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pp. 27-38.

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