Category Archives: Journal Articles

New Issue: Outlines: Critical Practice Studies

We are happy to announce that Outlines Vol. 18, No. 1 is now online Outlines is an e-journal publication providing a forum for theoretically and empirically informed debates about the relationships between individual subjects, social structures, and historically developed cultural … Continue reading

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Collaborating on Facebook: Teachers Exchanging Experiences Through Social Networking Sites

Just published by Fernando Rezende da Cunha Júnior, Bert van Oers & Michalis Kontopodis: Our study explores the use of Facebook for educational purposes, as a collaborative online space for enabling communication among teachers from different schools. The article describes … Continue reading

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New Issue of Outlines: Critical Practice Studies

The Vol 16, No 1 issue of the open access journal Outlines: Critical Practice Studies has just been published. Topics include: home-school partnerships between Somali diaspora mothers & Danish public schools, Wittgenstein on “understanding” and “meaning”, motivation paths of innovative DIYers, reviews of edited volumes on children, development and … Continue reading

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Ethnographic insights into diverse body pedagogies

New publication: Kontopodis, Michalis (online/ ahead of print). How and why should children eat fruit and vegetables? Ethnographic insights into diverse body pedagogies. Social Science & Medicine. Protected copy with password for blog readers & my students: Kontopodis_Body_pedagogies Highlights • Comparative ethnography reveals significant differences in child-health practices. … Continue reading

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Young feminists’ doing recognition & (r)evolution

Fantastic special issue, just published in Feminism & Psychology with papers covering the whole range from Chinese queer feminism to Multi-colored feminisms in Latin America More details here:

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update on publications

Dear readers: welcome to the new version of the blog and webpage “Education :: Mediation ::: Becoming”. Hopefully you will enjoy navigating through the links/ sub-webpages above. I am happy to help, if you cannot access the one or the … Continue reading

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working papers and latest publications

Recently published: Kontopodis, Michalis (2012). How Things Matter in Everyday Lives of Preschool Age Children: Material-Semiotic Investigations in Psychology and Education. Journal für Psychologie, 20(2), 1-14. Working paper: Youth in Movement in Contemporary Brazil, or: Sharing a few Intense Moments of Movement and Silence with … Continue reading

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