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      Disrupting Liberal Discourse in a Neoliberal World: The Potential of Transformative Education During a Short Term Study Abroad Course in Cuba

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            Can transformative learning experiences be achieved in short term study abroad programs given the hold that liberal and neoliberal ideologies have on student thinking? Basing ourselves on Hall's and Foucault's analyses of liberalism and neoliberalism respectively and Mezirow's work on transformative learning, we examine, and learn from, the experiences of two groups of Canadian students who visited Cuba within the framework of a supposedly transformative program.

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            72010448
            International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning
            int j develop educ gobal learn
            IOE Press
            1756-5278
            01 September 2009
            : 2
            : 3
            : 25-43
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            1756-5278(20090901)2:3L.25;1- s3.phd /ioep/ijdegl/2009/00000002/00000003/art00003
            10.18546/IJDEGL.02.3.03
            27ddac13-658d-4fa2-b59b-803d38b7d28d
            Copyright @ 2009
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            Education,Assessment, Evaluation & Research methods,General education
            METACOGNITION,GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP,NEOLIBERALISM,TRANSFORMATIVE EDUCATION

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