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Critical Theories, Radical Pedagogies, and Global Conflicts - Gustavo E. Fischman

Critical Theories, Radical Pedagogies, and Global Conflicts

By: Gustavo E. Fischman (Editor), Peter L. McLaren (Editor), Professor Heinz Sunker (Editor), Colin Lankshear (Editor)

Paperback Published: January 2005
ISBN: 9780742530720
Number Of Pages: 384

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We are living in a time of resurgent global conflicts and imperialistic tensions-a time in which many children are being left behind by school systems that appear more concerned with developing accountability schemes and standardized models of testing than with defending the right of every child to have access to a good education. In response to these oppressive and challenging conditions a group of committed educators and activists have come together to link educational transformation to the larger struggle to transform oppressive social relations. Critical Theories, Radical Pedagogies, and Global Conflicts draws from a range of viewpoints to demonstrate that another education, and indeed, another world, is possible.

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Education researchers from North America and Europe explore global conflicts and the prospects of critical theories and radical pedagogies as bases for engaging in the practice of critique under contemporary and foreseeable conditions. They address some recent educational developments linked to contemporary global conflicts, explore critical theories, and rethink critical pedagogy at a time of resurgent global conflicts and imperialistic tensions.--Reference and Research Book News

New labour, globalization, and social justice : the role of educationp. 3
State theory and the neoliberal reconstruction of schooling and teacher educationp. 23
War talk and the shredding of the social contract : youth and the politics of domestic militarizationp. 52
The posthistorical university? : prospects for alternative globalizationsp. 69
Globalization, September 11, and the restructuring of educationp. 87
Postracial statesp. 115
How much does education need the state?p. 135
Social subjectivity and mutual recognition as basic terms of a critical theory of educationp. 145
Critical theory and pedagogy : Theodor W. Adorno and Max Horkheimer's contemporary significance for a critical pedagogyp. 154
Education for radical humanization in neoliberal times : a review of Paulo Freire's later workp. 164
Revolutionary pedagogy in media culture : reading the techno-capitalist order of educationp. 185
Schooling and the culture of dominion : unmasking the ideology of standardized testingp. 207
Patriarchal family terrorism and globalization : a critical feminist pedagogical approachp. 223
Whose Lady of Guadalupe? : indigenous performances, Latina/o identities, and the postcolonial projectp. 249
Critical revolutionary pedagogy after September 11 : a Marxist responsep. 263
Paulo Freire and digital youth in marginal spacesp. 293
Intercultural education : a contribution to peace in the developing global society?p. 307
The work of performativity : staging social justice at the University of Southern Californiap. 317
Is there any space for hope? : teacher education and social justice in the age of globalization and terrorp. 343
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ISBN: 9780742530720
ISBN-10: 0742530728
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: January 2005
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.5 x 15.29  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.49

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