Overview

Essays by some of the world's leading educators provide a revolutionary portrait of new ideas and developments in education that can influence the possibility of social and political change. The authors take into account such diverse terrain as feminism, ecology, media, and individual liberty in their pursuit of new ideas that can inform the fundamental practice of education and promote a more humane civil society. The book consolidates recent thinking just as it reflects on ...
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Critical Education in the New Information Age

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Overview

Essays by some of the world's leading educators provide a revolutionary portrait of new ideas and developments in education that can influence the possibility of social and political change. The authors take into account such diverse terrain as feminism, ecology, media, and individual liberty in their pursuit of new ideas that can inform the fundamental practice of education and promote a more humane civil society. The book consolidates recent thinking just as it reflects on emerging new lines of critical theory.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780742575691
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1999
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 184
  • File size: 427 KB

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The authors are among the worldOs most influential educators. They live and teach in the UK, Europe, and the Americas.
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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Introduction: Traumatizing Capital: Pedagogy, Politics, and Praxis in the Global Marketplace
Chapter 2 Flows, Networks, and Identities: A Critical Theory of the Informational Society
Chapter 3 New Educational Inequalities
Chapter 4 Education and Community Involvement
Chapter 5 Border Youth, Difference, and Postmodern Education
Chapter 6 Our Common Culture: A Poisonous Pedagogy
Chapter 7 Labour Power, Culture and the Cultural Commodity
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