Figured Worlds and Identity Development in the Academic Accounting

Hughes, Jane (2016). Figured Worlds and Identity Development in the Academic Accounting. In: Surian, Alessio ed. Open Spaces for Interactions and Learning Diversities. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pp. 179–192.

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While changes related to cultural diversity are visible and at work in social, cultural and political contexts, cultural diversity as such is being ignored or rejected across many countries. It is the denial or hidden nature of diversity in educational settings and learning processes, reflected in the marginalisation of this topic, that this book wants to address.

The book chapters are blind peer reviewed and draw from a variety of learning settings across the world. They are intended to open up spaces to talk, promote and struggle for the relevance of addressing learning diversities. This includes current and new directions for theoretical and methodological discussions.

They concern spaces of interaction and diversity research across single and multiple moments, different contexts and various time scales. They also explore the diversity of theories used to address these issues and how we theorize the relationship between centres and margins in understanding the idea of opening spaces for dialogue.

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