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Educating the Right Way : Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality - Michael W. Apple

Educating the Right Way

Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality

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"Educating the "Right" Way" provided a detailed and systematic critical analysis of the growing power of conservative movements in educational policy and practice.. Since its publication, the worrisome trends it analyzes have worsened and have come into the very center of education in countries throughout the world. In this revised edition, noted scholar Michael Apple reflects on how many of the new wave of conservative policies and reforms that have come to the forefront of education debates since the book was published--No Child Left Behind, the increase in homeschooling, and more recent debates on anti-evolutionism.
This thoroughly revised edition of "Educating the "Right" Way "will bring us up to date on what are now clearly lasting transformations in the movements, ideologies, assumptions, structures, and practices of education. The education envisioned by these emphases moves us in directions that are deeply worrisome for anyone committed to an education that is worthy of its name. By providing a detailed and even higher critical examination of what is currently happening and by pointing to ways in which it might be interrupted, this edition can assist us in challenging what is increasingly becoming a dangerous commonsense in education.

Acknowledgments Preface to the Second Edition
Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality Introduction Joseph's Story Conservative Agendas Mapping the Right Contested Freedom Marketizing the World Restoring Cultural Order Church and State Economics and religion Managerialism Analyzing Conservative Modernization
Whose Markets, Whose Knowledge? Introduction Neoliberalism: Schooling, Choice, and Democracy Neoconservatism: Teaching "Real Knowledge" Authoritarian Populism: Schooling as God Wanted It The Professional and Managerial New Middle Class: More Testing, More Often
Producing Inequalities: Conservative Modernization in Policy and Practice Gritty Materialities Right Turn New Markets, Old Traditions Markets and Performance National Standards, National Curriculum, and National Testing Creating Educational Triage Thinking Strategically
Who "No Child Left Behind" Leaves Behind: Class and Race in Audit Cultures Introduction: What No Child Left Behind Has Given Us Accountability and Inequality Changing Commonsense and the Growth of Audit Cultures New Managerialism in Class Terms The Dispossessed and Support for Audit Cultures and Markets On Possibilities Workable Alternatives Being Honest About Educational Reform
Endangered Christianity Darwin, God, and Evil Secular Dangers From Insiders to Outsiders Southern Cross
God, Morality, and Markets Bringing God to the World Politics and the Clergy The Electronic Clergy A Christian Nation and Free Speech Godless Schools We Are Not Doing Anything Different The Structures of Feeling of Authoritarian Populism How Can Hate Seem So Nice Turning Straw Into Gold
Away With All Teachers: The Cultural Politics of Home Schooling Situating Home Schooling Satan's Threat and the Fortress Home Attacking the State Public and Private Conclusion
Inside Home Schooling: Gender, Technology, and Curriculum Introduction Resources and the Realities of Social Movements Technology and the Growth of Home Schooling Understanding Social Movements Technology and Doing Home Schooling Home Schooling as Gendered Labor Solving Contradictions Marketing God Emotional Labor and the Daily Life of Curriculum and Teaching in the Home Conclusion: Children and Living the "Right" Life
Righting Wrongs and Interrupting the Right Culture Counts Contradictory Reforms "Racing" Toward Educational Reform Making Challenges Public Thinking Heretically Can Alliances Be Built Across the Religious and Secular Divide? Making Critical Educational Practices Practical Hope as A Resource Endnotes Bibliography Index
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ISBN: 9780415952712
ISBN-10: 0415952719
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 376
Published: 1st January 2006
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition