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Spatial Fixations

Christo Sims

in Disruptive Fixation: School Reform and the Pitfalls of Techno-Idealism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163987
eISBN:
9781400885299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163987.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines what spatial fixations that arose through designers' processes of problematizing and rendering technical excluded and how they fared once the Downtown School for Design, Media, ... More


Cycles of Disruptive Fixation

Christo Sims

in Disruptive Fixation: School Reform and the Pitfalls of Techno-Idealism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163987
eISBN:
9781400885299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163987.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the emergence of the Downtown School for Design, Media, and Technology within the context of historical cycles of purportedly disruptive educational reform in the United States. ... More


Amenable and Fixable Subjects

Christo Sims

in Disruptive Fixation: School Reform and the Pitfalls of Techno-Idealism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163987
eISBN:
9781400885299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163987.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how reformers imagined subjects that would be amenable to and fixable with their intervention in comparison with the ways that students negotiated identification and difference ... More


Community Fixations

Christo Sims

in Disruptive Fixation: School Reform and the Pitfalls of Techno-Idealism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163987
eISBN:
9781400885299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163987.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how powerful factions of the local community—in this case privileged parents of the Downtown School for Design, Media, and Technology—can wrest a philanthropic intervention and ... More


Pedagogic Fixations

Christo Sims

in Disruptive Fixation: School Reform and the Pitfalls of Techno-Idealism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163987
eISBN:
9781400885299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163987.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines educational reformers' fixations about pedagogic activity and empirically develops the notion of sanctioned counterpractices. Like spatial fixations, pedagogic fixations occur ... More


Conclusion: The Resilience of Techno-Idealism

Christo Sims

in Disruptive Fixation: School Reform and the Pitfalls of Techno-Idealism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163987
eISBN:
9781400885299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163987.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book has shown that daily life at the Downtown School for Design, Media, and Technology involved a lot of rote and scripted behavior despite the reformers' promise of unprecedented creativity, ... More


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