Teachers And Texts Political / Edition 1by Michael W. Apple
Pub. Date: 09/28/1989
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Table of ContentsIntroduction 1.The Politics of Teachers and Texts. Teachers 2. Controlling the Work of Teachers 3. Teaching and 'Women's Work'. Texts 4. The Culture and Commerce of the Textbook. 5. Old Humanists and New Curricula. 6. Educational Reports and Economic
Realities. 7. Is the New Technology Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem in Education? Conclusion 8. Supporting Democracy in Education.
construction of class and gender relations. Moreover, Apple not only lays bare how text, subjectivity, and knowledge reproduce and challenge the dominant order, he also makes a powerful call for viewing schools as sites of democratic struggle, and pedagogy as a project of possibility.
This is a book that states its case clearly and with great brilliance. A must for anyone interested in developing a critical theory of education (Henry A. Giroux)
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