Generation Z: Zombies, Popular Culture and Educating Youth by Victoria Carrington,Jennifer Rowsell,Esther

By Victoria Carrington,Jennifer Rowsell,Esther Priyadharshini,Rebecca Westrup

This booklet argues that the mythic determine of the zombie, so generic and strong in modern tradition, presents the chance to discover definite social types – akin to ‘childhood’ and ‘school’, ‘class’ and ‘family’ – that so deeply underpin academic coverage and perform as to be rendered invisible. It brings jointly authors from a number of disciplines to exploit modern zombie typologies – slave, undead, contagion – to ascertain the responsiveness of daily practices of education similar to literacy, curriculum and pedagogy to the recent contexts within which teenagers and children advance their identities, attitudes to studying, and have interaction with the various publics that make up their daily worlds.

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