Critical Social Issues in American Education: Toward the 21st Century

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801309502
  • Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/28/1992
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 608

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
I The Future of Capitalism: Contradiction and Crisis 1
Contradiction in Education 5
Crisis and Hope: The Dialectic of the Welfare-Educational State, II 30
What's Wrong with the Right 43
Preface to the Political Economy of a Postliberal Democracy 52
II Social Justice: Promises and Despair 61
Three Myths of School Performance 67
Tracking, Inequality, and the Rhetoric of Reform: Why Schools Don't Change 85
Reform versus Reality 103
Economics and Compassion 116
III Marginality and Difference: The Fractured Community 131
Becoming Educated: A Journey of Alienation or Integration? 137
Racelessness as a Factor in Black Students' School Success: Pragmatic Strategy or Pyrrhic Victory? 149
How Shall We Sing Our Sacred Song in a Strange Land? The Dilemma of Double Consciousness and the Complexities of an African-Centered Pedagogy 179
Linguistic Diversity in Multicultural Classrooms 194
Mujeres Unidas en Accion: A Popular Education Process 212
Special Education and the Quest for Human Dignity 230
IV Curriculum and Teaching: Dangers and Dreams 247
Controlling the Work of Teachers 255
Teachers as Transformative Intellectuals 272
Educational Discourse and Global Crisis: What's a Teacher to Do? 278
Curriculum Alternatives in a Survivalist Culture: Basic Skills and the "Minimal Self" 288
Schooling, Culture, and Literacy in the Age of Broken Dreams: A Review of Bloom and Hirsch 305
Education, Art, and Mastery: Toward the Spheres of Freedom 330
Education in a Prophetic Voice 345
V Toward the Twenty-first Century:, Global Catastrophe or Social Transformation? 363
The Turning of the Tide 367
Liberation from the Affluent Society 385
Implications of Bioregionalism for a Radical Theory of Education 395
A New Sensibility 408
Index 429
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