Schooling the symbolic animal: social and cultural dimensions of education
This anthology introduces some of the most influential literature shaping our understanding of the social and cultural foundations of education today. Together the selections provide students a range of approaches for interpreting and designing educational experiences worthy of the multicultural societies of our present and future.
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The Symbolic Animal Foundations of Education in Cultural
Culture Is Ordinary
Education and the Human Condition
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