ISBN-10:
0888643152
ISBN-13:
9780888643155
Pub. Date:
02/28/1995
Publisher:
University of Alberta Press
Contested Classrooms: Education, Globalization, and Democracy in Alberta / Edition 1

Contested Classrooms: Education, Globalization, and Democracy in Alberta / Edition 1

by Trevor Harrison, Jerrold Kachur

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780888643155
Publisher: University of Alberta Press
Publication date: 02/28/1995
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile: 1440L (what's this?)

About the Author

Trevor W. Harrison is Chair of the Sociology Department, University of Lethbridge. His areas of specialization include Canadian society, political economy, and public policy.

Jerry is a professor of international political economy, social theory, and political philosophy. He teaches undergraduate courses in the sociology of education and graduate courses in social theory and education, development theory and education, research methodologies, and policy analysis and education. His program specialization is Theoretical, Cultural and International Studies in Education (TCI). TCI houses the philosophy and social sciences of education (formerly Foundations of Education) in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta.

Table of Contents

Contributors

Introduction: Public Education, Globalization, and Democracy: Whither Alberta?

GLOBALIZATION AND EDUCATIONAL CHANGE

1. Passing Fancies; Educational Changes in Alberta

2. Constructing the Perpetual Learner: Education, Technology, and the New Economy

3. The "Alberta Advantage": For Whom?

4. The Marketing of the University

THE POLITICS OF EDUCATIONAL RESTRUCTURING IN ALBERTA

5 Orchestrating Delusions: Ideology and consent in Alberta

6 Re-Investment Fables: Educational Finances in Alberta

7 Deep and Brutal: Funding Cuts to Education in Alberta

8 From Boardroom to Classroom: School Reformers in Alberta

9 Privatizing Public Choice: The rise of Charter Schooling in Alberta

10 Challenging Restructuring: The Alberta's Teachers' Association

RE-ORGANIZING SCHOOLS: SCENES FROM THE CLASSROOM

11 Is it Just a Matter of Time? Part-Time Teaching Employment in Alberta

12 Board Games: The New (But Old) Rules

13 The Principalship at the Crossroads

Conclusion

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