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Containing MultitudesEmpathy, Contradictions, and Opaque Ideologies

Containing MultitudesEmpathy, Contradictions, and Opaque Ideologies The two primary US political parties are increasingly polarizing along affective dimensions. To increase students’ engagement with controversial texts and conversations, the author theorizes a novel method of critical pedagogy: performed contradictoriness. By emphasizing seemingly contradictory identity markers, the instructor attempts to become opaque, thereby frustrating students’ attempts at interpretation. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Pedagogy Duke University Press

Containing MultitudesEmpathy, Contradictions, and Opaque Ideologies

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Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press
ISSN
1531-4200
eISSN
1533-6255
DOI
10.1215/15314200-7879052
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Abstract

The two primary US political parties are increasingly polarizing along affective dimensions. To increase students’ engagement with controversial texts and conversations, the author theorizes a novel method of critical pedagogy: performed contradictoriness. By emphasizing seemingly contradictory identity markers, the instructor attempts to become opaque, thereby frustrating students’ attempts at interpretation.

Journal

PedagogyDuke University Press

Published: Jan 1, 2020

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