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'They start to get malicia': teaching tacit and technical knowledge

Stephens, Neil James and Delamont, Sara 2009. 'They start to get malicia': teaching tacit and technical knowledge. British Journal of Sociology of Education 30 (5) , pp. 537-548. 10.1080/01425690903101031

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The sociological study of education involves focusing upon teaching and learning, upon explicit instruction and the acquisition of the tacit knowledge and skills that are essential if learners are to become enculturated into a new habitus. Sociological insight into these processes can come from research on conventional educational settings, but is greater when unfamiliar, settings are studied. This paper focuses upon a pedagogic setting of an unconventional kind – a martial art, capoeira.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (CESAGen)
Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge; Instruction; Habitus; Capoeira; Malicia
Publisher: Routledge
ISSN: 0142-5692
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 03:47

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