The Uses of Culture: Education and the Limits of Ethnic Affiliation / Edition 1

The Uses of Culture: Education and the Limits of Ethnic Affiliation / Edition 1

by Cameron McCarthy, McCarthy Camero
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415913004

ISBN-13: 9780415913003

Pub. Date: 12/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415913003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Series:
Critical Social Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. English Rustics in Black Skin: Cultural Hybridity and Racial Identity at the End of the Century

Chapter 2.The Postcolonial Exemplar: Wilson Harris and the Curriculum in Troubled Times

Chapter 3.Hooray for Those Who Never Created Anything:

Popular Culture and the Third World in the Sociology of Education

Chapter 4.Contradictions of Experience: Race, Power, and Inequality in Schooling

Chapter 5.Reading the American Popular: Suburban Resentment and the Representation of the Inner City in Contemporary Film

and Television

Chapter 6.After the Content Debate: Multicultural Education, Minority Identities, Textbooks, and the Challenge of Curriculum Reform

Chapter 7.The Last Rational Men: Citizenship, Morality, and the Pursuit of Human Perfection

Chapter 8.The

Devil Finds Work: Re-reading Race and Identity in Contemporary Life

Chapter 9.The Uses of Culture

only examines the intersections of race, class, gender, and sexuality in theory, and in the classroom, but he provides as well incisive readings of popular texts against the backdrop of contentious cultural debates. The Uses of Culture is tour de force of

educational and cultural studies! (Michael Eric Dyson, Visiting Distinguished Professor of African-American Studies, Columbia University, and author of Race Rules: Navigating the Color Line)

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