The State and the Politics of Knowledge

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Psychology Press, 2003 - Education - 259 pages
The State and the Politics of Knowledge extends the insightful arguments Michael Apple provided in Educating the "Right" Way in new and truly international directions. Arguing that schooling is, by definition, political, Apple and his co-authors move beyond a critical analysis to describe numerous ways of interrupting dominance and creating truly democratic and realistic alternatives to the ways markets, standards, testing, and a limited vision of religion are now being pressed into schools.
 

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Contents

Michael W Apple
25
Iterations of Race Nation
51
What Happened to SocialDemocratic Progressivism in
109
Schooling Work and Subjectivity
149
Lessons from
177
Afterword
221
Notes
227
References
235
Contributors
251
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Michael W. Apple is the John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has recently been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Educational Research Association and his book, Ideology and Curriculum (Routledge 1990), was voted one of the top twenty books on education in the twentieth century.

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