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Learning to Labor in New Times : Critical Social Thought - Nadine Dolby

Learning to Labor in New Times

Critical Social Thought

By: Nadine Dolby (Editor), Greg Dimitriadis (Editor), Paul M. A. Willis (Editor), Stanley Aronowitz (Foreword by)

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Published: 15th April 2004
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Twenty-five years after the publication of Paul Willis's seminal text "Learning to Labor," Nadine Dolby and Greg Dimitriadis have brought together an internationally renowned group of scholars to reflect on the meaning and influence of what many consider to be the most influential book of our time in critical education and cultural studies. "Learning to Labor in New Times" refocuses attention on the themes that have been central to Willis's work, including the relationship between schooling and work, the lives of working class youth, and the continuing importance of ethnography as a research methodology. Concluding with an original essay by Paul Willis, readers will be reinvigorated by the intellectual vibrancy of daring to study the daily worlds of everyday youth.

"...Learning to Labor in New Times is a fine tribute to one of the most important achievements in the history of educational and ethnographic research." - David Bills and Su Euk Park, Educational Studies, 43: 263-267, 2008

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Learning to Labor in New Times: an Introduction
Reflecting on Learning To Labor
Male Working Class Identities and Social Justice: A Reconsideration of
Learning to Labor in Light of Contemporary Research
Paul Willis, Class Consciousness, and Critical Pedagogy: Toward a Socialist Future
Between Good Sense and Bad Sense: Race, Class, and Learning from Learning to Labor
The "Lads" and the Cultural Topography of Race
Learning To Labor in New Times
Reordering Work and Destabilizing Masculinity
Revisiting a 1980's "Moment of Critique": Class, Gender and the New Economy
Learning to Do Time: Willis's Model of Cultural Reproduction in an Era of Post-industrialism, Globalization, and Mass Incarceration
Thinking about the Cultural Studies of Education in a Time of Recession: Learning to Labor and the Work of Aesthetics in Modern Life
Twenty-Five Years On: Old Books, New Times
Appendix
Index
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ISBN: 9780415948548
ISBN-10: 0415948541
Series: Critical Social Thought
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 15th April 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.52 x 15.49  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1