The Subaltern Speak: Curriculum, Power, and Educational Struggles

The Subaltern Speak: Curriculum, Power, and Educational Struggles

by Michael W. Apple, Apple W. Apple
     
 

The question of whose perspective, experience and history is privileged in educational institutions has shaped curriculum debates for decades. In this insightful collection, Michael W. Apple and Kristen L. Buras interrogate the notion that some knowledge is worth more than others. The Subaltern Speak combines an analysis of the ways in which various forms of

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The question of whose perspective, experience and history is privileged in educational institutions has shaped curriculum debates for decades. In this insightful collection, Michael W. Apple and Kristen L. Buras interrogate the notion that some knowledge is worth more than others. The Subaltern Speak combines an analysis of the ways in which various forms of power now operate, with a specific focus on spaces in which subaltern groups act to reassert their own perceived identities, cultures and histories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415950817
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

The subaltern speak : curriculum, power, and educational struggles1
1Tracing the core knowledge movement : history lessons from above and below43
2"We are the new oppressed" : gender, culture, and the work of home schooling75
3Can the subaltern act? : African American involvement in educational voucher plans95
4"In my history classes they always turn things around, the opposite way" : indigenous youth opposition to cultural domination in an urban high school121
5Rethinking grassroots activism : Chicana resistance in the 1968 East Los Angeles school blowouts141
6Detraction, fear, and assimilation : race, sexuality, and education reform post-9/11163
7Subaltern in paradise : knowledge production in the corporate academy177
8Struggling for recognition : the state, oppositional movements, and curricular change197
9Creating real alternatives to neoliberal policies in education : the citizen school project217
10Toward a subaltern cosmopolitan multiculturalism243
11Speaking back to official knowledge271

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