Dr. Eleanor Brown

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Name: Dr. Eleanor Brown
Country: United Kingdom
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Organisation: University of York
Topics of most interest: Global Education as a whole, Development education, Environmental education, Peace education, Social justice education, Sustainable development education
Types of education of most interest: Higher education, Adult education, Comparative education, Non formal education, Youth work and direct engagement of young people
Preference for research approach: Empirical research, Comparative research
Preference for research focusing on: Pedagogy, Policy
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Recent publications:

Brown, E.J. and Nicklin, L. (2019) Spitting Rhymes and Changing Minds: Using Spoken Word and Hip-hop Music to Explore Issues Affecting Young People. International Journal of Global Learning and Development Education. 11(2): 142–157. DOI https://doiorg/10.18546/IJDEGL.11.2.02

Brown, E.J., Dunlop, L. and Scally, J. (2018) “It’s about not achieving the outcomes that you necessarily expected” - Non-formal learning in higher education: learning communities, participation and capability development. Teaching in Higher Education. DOI: 10.1080/13562517.2018.1541880

Brown, E. J. and McCowan, T. (2018) ‘Buen vivir’: reimagining education and shifting paradigms. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education. 48(2) 317-323 DOI: 10.1080/03057925.2018.1427342

Brown, E. J. (2018) Transformative Learning for Social Change in Non-formal Development Education: Practitioner perspectives on the relationship between individual actions and collective action. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice. 13(1).1-17 DOI: 10.1177/1746197917723629

Brown, E. J. (2018) Understanding and Engaging in Development through International Volunteering. Journal of International Development. 30(1), 102-117. DOI: 10.1002/jid3145

Griffiths, M and Brown, E.J. (2017) Embodied experiences in international volunteering: power-body relations and performative ontologies. Social and Cultural Geography. 18(5) 665-682. DOI: 10.1080/14649365.2016.1210670

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