Building knowledge cultures: education and development in the age of knowledge capitalism
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006 - Business & Economics - 225 pages
The book discusses the notion of knowledge cultures in relation to claims for the new economy and the communicative turn, as well as cultural economy and the politics of postmodernity. It focuses on national policy constructions of the knowledge economy, fast knowledge and the role of the so-called new pedagogy and social learning under these conditions to argue for knowledge networks as development possibilities in educational policy futures.
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