Foucault’s Heterotopia and Pedagogical Space

Kathryn LaFever LaFever


If you are asked to draw a picture of a school, envision a school in your mind’s eye, or verbally describe a school, chances are that you’d articulate a little red schoolhouse. While the little red schoolhouse bears little or no resemblance to the vast majority of schools attended by most of people, it endures, even internationally, as a consistently identifiable and readable symbol, a universal icon representing education or an educational institution.

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