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    A Capabilities-Friendly Conceptualisation of Flourishing in and Through Education.Merridy Wilson-Strydom & Melanie Walker - 2015 - Journal of Moral Education 44 (3):310-324.
    This article explores what it means to flourish in and through education and why we should position such flourishing as an issue of morality. We draw on the capabilities approach advanced by Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum and locate the argument in the practical context of higher education in unequal societies. We use qualitative data from year one of a three-year longitudinal study exploring student agency and well-being at a South African university to consider flourishing in and through education. Using (...)
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    Multidimensional Disadvantages and Educational Aspirations of Marginalised Migrant Youth: Insights From the Global South.Faith Mkwananzi & Merridy Wilson-Strydom - 2018 - Journal of Global Ethics 14 (1):71-94.
    ABSTRACTThis article provides a Global South perspective on marginalised migrant youth and higher educational aspirations, with a specific focus on South Africa. We use data from a case study in Johannesburg to illustrate how marginalised migrant youth experience particular forms of disadvantage in their endeavours to realise their educational aspirations. Yet, educational opportunities and the achievement of educational aspirations may enhance dimensions important for individual wellbeing. Through education, marginalised migrant youth become better positioned to pursue what they have reason to (...)
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    Capabilities Expansion for Marginalised Migrant Youths in Johannesburg: The Case of Albert Street School.Wadzanai F. Mkwananzi & Merridy Wilson-Strydom - 2018 - Hts Theological Studies 74 (3).
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