Official Knowledge: Democratic Education in a Conservative Age

Official Knowledge: Democratic Education in a Conservative Age

by Michael W. Apple

Hardcover(3rd ed.)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415892162
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/21/2014
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Michael W. Apple is John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and Professor of Educational Policy Studies at the Institute of Education, University of London.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Politics of Official Knowledge

2. The Politics of Common-Sense: Why the Right Is Winning

3. Cultural Politics and the Text

4. Regulating Official Knowledge

5. Creating the Captive Audience: Channel One and the Political Economy of the Text

6. Whose Curriculum Is This Anyway? (with Susan Jungck)

7. “Hey Man, I’m Good”: The Art and Politics of Creating New Knowledge in Schools

8. The Politics of Pedagogy and the Building of Community

9. Managerialism, Labor, and Emerging Movements in the Global University

10.A Reason for Hope? Changing Minds and the Fate of American Schools

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