Journal Articles (iSMSS)
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- 1Adult education
- 1Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
- 1Catholic Church
- 1Court judgments
- 1Individual rights
- 1Institutional church rights
For some time, adult educators have fixated on the divisive notion that lifelong learning is usurping the field of study and practice. Such a fixation not only undermines the value of adult education, but it also limits opportunities to see the porous and interrelated nature of public, adult, and...
The Marc Hall Prom Predicament: Queer Individual Rights v. Institutional Church Rights in Canadian Public Education
The Marc Hall Prom Predicament: Queer Individual Rights v. Institutional Church Rights in Canadian Public EducationDownload
In 2002 Marc Hall’s principal denied him permission to take his boyfriend to his Catholic high‐school prom. In examining the politicization of the ensuing prom predicament, we critique Catholicized education and what we perceive to be the Catholic Church’s efforts to privatize queerness as it...