Post-imperial perspectives on indigenous education: Lessons from Japan and Australia

Peter J. Anderson*, Koji Maeda, Zane M. Diamond, Chizu Sato

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This book explores the impact of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Japan and Australia, where it has heralded change in the rights of Indigenous Peoples to have their histories, cultures, and lifeways taught in culturally appropriate and respectful ways in mainstream education systems. The book examines the impact of imposed education on Indigenous Peoples' pre-existing education values and systems, considers emergent approaches towards Indigenous education in the post-imperial context of migration, and critiques certain professional development, assessment, pedagogical approaches and curriculum developments. This book will be of great interest to researchers and lecturers of education specialising in Indigenous Education, as well as postgraduate students of education and teachers specialising in Indigenous Education.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages268
ISBN (Electronic)9780429683886
ISBN (Print)9780367001957
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Oct 6

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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