Learning to Labor in New Times / Edition 1

Learning to Labor in New Times / Edition 1

by Nadine Dolby
     
 

Learning to Labor in New Times foregrounds nine essays which re-examine the work of noted sociologist Paul Willis, 25 years after the publication of his seminal Learning to Labor, one of the most frequently cited and assigned texts in the cultural studies and social foundations of education.See more details below

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Learning to Labor in New Times foregrounds nine essays which re-examine the work of noted sociologist Paul Willis, 25 years after the publication of his seminal Learning to Labor, one of the most frequently cited and assigned texts in the cultural studies and social foundations of education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415948548
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/26/2004
Series:
Critical Social Thought Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
1Learning to labor in new times : an introduction1
2Male working-class identities and social justice : a reconsideration of Paul Willis's Learning to labor in light of contemporary research17
3Paul Willis, class consciousness, and critical pedagogy : toward a socialist future41
4Between good sense and bad sense : race, class, and learning from Learning to labor61
5The "lads" and the cultural topography of race83
6Reordering work and destabilizing masculinity95
7Revisiting a 1980s "moment of critique" : class, gender and the new economy111
8Learning to do time : Willis's model of cultural reproduction in an era of postindustrialism, globalization, and mass incarceration133
9Thinking about the cultural studies of education in a time of recession : Learning to labor and the work of aesthetics in modern life151
10Twenty-five years on : old books, new times167
App"Centre" and periphery : an interview with Paul Willis197
Notes on contributors227
Index233

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