Reclaiming Knowledge asserts the necessity of a strong view of knowledge for a robust sociology of knowledge, for both researching the curriculum and developing policy. Divided into four sections or investigations, the central question underlying this book is how, in a world of uncertainty and challenge, do we develop a responsible knowledge practice?
Table of ContentsIntroduction
1. The First and Last Interpretters
2. Globalization, Innovation and Knowledge
3. What Knowledge is of Most Worth for the Millenial Citizen?
4. Schooling and Everyday Life
5. Intimations of Boundlessness
6. The Well-tempered Learner
7. Critics and Reconstructors
8. Beyond Unkept Promises
9. Reason, Reality and Public Trust