TitleImagining Postnationalism: Arts, Citizenship Education,
and Arab American Youth
Uniform TitleAnthropology & Education Quarterly
PublisherAmerican Anthropological Association
NameAbu El-Haj, Thea R. (Author),
SubjectArab American youth,
September 11 terrorist attacks, 2001,
DescriptionThis article explores an Arab American community arts organization as a site for promoting youth civic participation and social activism. Studying a citizenship education project outside the school walls, and focusing on the arts as a medium for this work, foregrounds the role of the symbolic for engaging youth as active participants in democratic society. The article also examines the symbolic political argument for postnational citizenship that the young participants articulated through a film they produced.
NoteThe original version of the article is published in Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 40(1):1-19, 2009, March. doi: 10.1111/j.1548-1492.2009.01025.x, available online at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1548-1492.2009.01025.x/abstract
NoteAbu El-Haj, Thea R. Imagining Postnationalism: Arts, Citizenship Education, and Arab American Youth. Anthropology & Education Quarterly.40(1):1-19, 2009. doi: 10.1111/j.1548-1492.2009.01025.x
NoteThis research was largely funded by a National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. This research has also been supported by a University Research
CollectionAbu El-Haj Thea Collection
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