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Gramsci and Education
     

Gramsci and Education

by Carmel Borg
 
Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) is one of the major social and political theorists of the 20th century whose work has had an enormous influence on several fields, including educational theory and practice. Gramsci and Education demonstrates the relevance of Antonio Gramsci's thought for contemporary educational debates. The essays are written by scholars located in

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Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) is one of the major social and political theorists of the 20th century whose work has had an enormous influence on several fields, including educational theory and practice. Gramsci and Education demonstrates the relevance of Antonio Gramsci's thought for contemporary educational debates. The essays are written by scholars located in different parts of the world, a number of whom are well known internationally for their contributions to Gramscian scholarship and/or educational research. The collection deals with a broad range of topics, including schooling, adult education in general, popular education, workers' education, cultural studies, critical pedagogy, multicultural education, and the role of intellectuals in contemporary society.

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Highly recommended.
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Highly recommended.
Glenn Rikowski
Borg, Buttigieg, and Mayo's beautifully crafted collection shoots Antonio Gramsci to the heart of any project for transforming education and society. Gramsci and Education has leading international scholars writing on a spectacular range of issues deriving from Gramsci's educational outlook. Truly, it is a book for our times.
Michael W. Apple
This book is a real achievement. It demonstrates why the work of Gramsci continues to be of crucial importance to any educator who is committed to social and cultural transformation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461637073
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/11/2002
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
344
File size:
938 KB

Meet the Author

Carmel Borg is senior lecturer and head of the Department of Primary Education at the University of Malta. Joseph Buttigieg is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Literature and a fellow of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Peter Mayo is associate professor in sociology of education and adult education at the University of Malta.

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