Education in the Age of Biocapitalism: Optimizing Educational Life for a Flat World

Education in the Age of Biocapitalism: Optimizing Educational Life for a Flat World

by C. Pierce

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137027825
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Series: New Frontiers in Education, Culture, and Politics
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 211
Sales rank: 1,167,484
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Clayton Pierce is an associate professor in the Department of Education, Culture, and Society in the College of Education at the University of Utah.

Table of Contents

The Promissory Future(s) of Education: Rethinking Schooling in the Biocapitalist Era*Biopolitics and Education: A Return to the Question of Life and Schools*The Valorization of Kids: Value Added Schooling and its Biopolitical Implications*How the 'Flat World' was Discovered: The Entwinement of Educational and Economic Crisis*Managing Educational Life through Biopharmacueticals: The Biomedicalization of Students' Bodies*Groundwork for a Vital Politics of Education

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