Educating the "right" Way: Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality
In this book Apple explores the 'conservative restoration' - the rightward turn of a broad-based coalition that is making successful inroads in determining American and international educational policy.†It takes a pragmatic look at what critical educators can do to build alternative coalitions and policies that are more democratic. Apple urges this group to extricate itself from its reliance on the language of possibility in order to employ pragmatic analyses that address the material realities of social power.
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Prolific author Apple (curriculum and instruction, education policy studies, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison) has recently been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Educational Research ... Read full review
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When I started reading this book, I knew nothing about the author or the subject matter beyond "education theory"; I simply grabbed it from the library because I enjoy reading books on that subject ... Read full review
Chapter 1 Markets Standards God and Inequality
Chapter 2 Whose Markets Whose Knowledge?
Chapter 3 Producing Inequalities
Chapter 4 Who No Child Left Behind Leaves Behind
Chapter 5 Endangered Christianity
Chapter 6 God Morality and Markets
Chapter 7 Away with All Teachers