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Education Under Siege : The Conservative, Liberal and Radical Debate over Schooling - Stanley Aronowitz

Education Under Siege

The Conservative, Liberal and Radical Debate over Schooling

Paperback Published: 8th October 1987
ISBN: 9780710213181
Number Of Pages: 256

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Public spending on education is under attack. in this challenging book Aronowitz and Giroux examine the thinking behind that attack, in the USA and in other industrialized countries.

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Rethinking the Nature of Educational Reformp. 1
Notesp. 21
Teaching and the Role of the Transformative Intellectualp. 23
Mass Culture and Critical Pedagogyp. 47
The Literacy Crisis: a Critique and Alternativep. 57
Reproduction and Resistance in Radical Theories of Schoolingp. 69
Radical Pedagogy and the Legacy of Marxist Discoursep. 115
Curriculum Theory and the Language of Possibilityp. 139
Neo-Conservative Ideology and the Crisis in Higher Educationp. 163
Is Computer Technology the Answer? the Crisis in the Classroom and Educational Reformp. 185
Education and the Crisis in Public Philosophyp. 199
Schooling and the Future: Revitalizing Public Educationp. 209
Notesp. 219
Selected Bibliographyp. 221
Indexp. 227
About the Authorsp. 235
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ISBN: 9780710213181
ISBN-10: 0710213182
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 8th October 1987
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.37
Edition Number: 1