State and the Politics of Knowledge / Edition 1

State and the Politics of Knowledge / Edition 1

by Michael W. Apple
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415935121

ISBN-13: 9780415935128

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The State and the Politics of Knowledge extends the insightful arguments Michael Apple provided in Educating the "Right" Way in new and truly international directions. Arguing that schooling is, by definition, political, Apple and his co-authors move beyond a critical analysis to describe numerous ways of interrupting dominance and creating

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The State and the Politics of Knowledge extends the insightful arguments Michael Apple provided in Educating the "Right" Way in new and truly international directions. Arguing that schooling is, by definition, political, Apple and his co-authors move beyond a critical analysis to describe numerous ways of interrupting dominance and creating truly democratic and realistic alternatives to the ways markets, standards, testing, and a limited vision of religion are now being pressed into schools.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415935128
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1The State and the Politics of Knowledge1
2Becoming Right: Education and the Formation of Conservative Movements25
3Reading Polynesian Barbie: Iterations of Race, Nation, and State51
4Rethinking the Education-State Formation Connection: The State, Cultural Struggles, and Changing the School81
5What Happened to Social-Democratic Progressivism in Scandinavia? Restructuring Education in Sweden and Norway in the 1990s109
6Schooling, Work, and Subjectivity149
7Democracy, Technology, and Curriculum: Lessons from the Critical Practices of Korean Teachers177
8Educating the State, Democratizing Knowledge: The Citizen School Project in Porto Alegre, Brazil193
9Afterword221
Notes227
References235
Contributors251
Index253

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