Education Still Under Siege: Second Edition / Edition 2

Education Still Under Siege: Second Edition / Edition 2

by Stanley Aronowitz, Henry A. Giroux
     
 

ISBN-10: 0897893115

ISBN-13: 9780897893114

Pub. Date: 08/30/1993

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

Cultural differences are not asserted through the specificity of dominant notions of race, gender, and class, but through a commitment to expanding dialogue and exchange across cultural lines as part of a wider attempt to deepen and develop democratic public life. This revised edition of the 1985 best-seller speaks eloquently to the need to attend to ever-present

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Overview

Cultural differences are not asserted through the specificity of dominant notions of race, gender, and class, but through a commitment to expanding dialogue and exchange across cultural lines as part of a wider attempt to deepen and develop democratic public life. This revised edition of the 1985 best-seller speaks eloquently to the need to attend to ever-present inequalities of education in the light of new political correctness, technology, and curricula.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897893114
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/30/1993
Series:
Critical Studies in Education and Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Beyond the Melting Pot—Schooling in the Twenty-first Century

Rethinking the Nature of Educational Reform

Teaching and the Role of the Transformative Intellectual

The Literacy Crisis: A Critique and Alternative

Reproduction and Resistance in Radical Theories of Schooling

Radical Pedagogy and the Legacy of Marxist Discourse

Curriculum Theory, Power, and Cultural Politics

The Universities and the Question of Political Correctness

Are We Having Fun Yet? Computers and the Future of Work and Play

Multiculturalism under Siege in the Reagan/Bush Era

Education and the Crisis in Public Philosophy

Schooling and the Future: Revitalizing Public Education

Selected Bibliography

Index

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