Book Chapter

Decolonizing race theory: place, survivance & sovereignty

N Moodie

The Relationality of Race in Education Research | Routledge | Published : 2018


Critical Race Theory (CRT) has delivered a prolonged and robust critique of dominant discourses of race and deficit, and when applied to Indigenous education CRT identifies the consistent failure of White schooling systems to deliver equitable outcomes for Indigenous students (Vass, 2013). However, as a result of CRT’s attention to race, rather than place, the utility of this approach for theorising issues pertinent to First Nations peoples is limited. To date, Brayboy’s (2005) work has provided the most substantial interpretation of CRT and settler colonial education systems from an Indigenous perspective. In the decade since this work, however, a substantial literature on Indigenous educat..

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