Educating the "right" Way: Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality

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Routledge, 2006 - Education - 347 pages
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English summary: The ability to communicate with people from diverse cultural backgrounds is becoming increasingly important. Many employers consider intercultural competence to be a key criterion for selecting qualified candidates. The authors discuss practical approaches for designing and conducting intercultural training, methodology, and evaluation procedures based on current research. They explore the intercultural factor within corporations, particularly as it relates to human resource development, negotiating, dealing with conflict and project management. Thoughts on developing an overall strategy for interculturality round off this first volume. German description: The ability to communicate with people from diverse cultural backgrounds is becoming increasingly important. Many employers consider intercultural competence to be a key criterion for selecting qualified candidates. The authors discuss practical approaches for designing and conducting intercultural trainings, methodology, and evaluation procedures based on current research. They explore the intercultural factor within corporations particularly as it relates to human resource development, negotiating, dealing with conflict and project management. Thoughts on developing an overall strategy for interculturality round off this this handbook.

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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

Contents

Markets Standards God and Inequality
1
Whose Markets Whose Knowledge?
29
Conservative Modernization
53
Copyright

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Professor Michael W Apple is the John Bascom Professor of Education at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. A former primary and secondary school teacher a past-president of a teachers union, he has worked with educators, unions, dissident groups, and governments throughout the world to democratize educational research, policy, and practice. Among his many books are Ideology and Curriculum, Education and Power, Teachers and Texts, and Official Knowledge Power, Meaning and Identity. Not only has Professor Apple been selected as one of the most influential writers on education in the 20th century, but his book Ideology and Curriculum has been chosen as one of the 20 most important volumes in the history of western education.

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