Teaching Against Global Capitalism and the New Imperialism: A Critical Pedagogy
This book will address a number of urgent themes in education today that include multiculturalism, the politics of whiteness, the globalization of capital, neoliberalism, postmodernism, imperialism, and current debates in Marxist social theory. The above themes will be linked to critical educational praxis, particularly to teaching activities within urban schools. Finally, the book will develop the basis for a wider political project directed at resisting and transforming economic exploitation, cultural homogenization, political repression, and gender inequality. Recent and widespread scholarly attention has been given to the unabated mercilessness of global capitalism. Little opposition exists as capital runs amok, unhampered and undisturbed by the tectonic upheaval that is occurring in the geopolitical landscape that has recently witnessed the collapse of the Soviet Union and the regimes of the Eastern Bloc. As we examine education policies within the context of economic globalization, we attempt to address the extent to which the pedagogy and politics of everyday life has fallen under the sway of what we identify as cultural and economic imperialism. Finally, the book raises a number of urgent questions: What are the current limitations to educational reform efforts among the educational left? What are some of the problems associated with certain developments within postmodern education? How can a return to Marxist theory and revolutionary politics revitalize the educational left at a time when capitalism appears to be unstoppable? What actions need to be taken in both local and global arenas to overcome the exploitation that the globalization of capital has wreaked upon the world?
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Reconsidering Marx in PostMarxist Times A Requiem for Postmodernism?
Freire Marx and the New Imperialism Toward a Revolutionary Praxis
Critical Pedagogy Postmodernism and the Retreat from Class Toward a Contraband Pedagogy
Critical Multiculturalism and the Globalization of Capital Some Implications for a Politics of Resistance
Globalization Class and Multiculturalism Fragments from a Red Notebook
Teaching against Globalization and the New Imperialism Toward a Revolutionary Pedagogy
Educational Policy and the Socialist Imagination Revolutionary Citizenship as a Pedagogy of Resistance
Teaching in and against the Empire Critical Pedagogy as Revolutionary Praxis With Gregory Martin and Nathalia Jaramillo
Critical Revolutionary Pedagogy at Ground Zero Renewing the Educational Left after September 11
About the Authors
Other editions - View all
American anticapitalist argues Bush capitalist capitalist social relations challenge class struggle Cole concept contradictions corporate countries create critical educators Critical multiculturalism critical pedagogy critique cultural democracy democratic discourses dominant ethnic existing forces Freire gender Giroux global capitalism groups hegemony human identity politics ideology inequality Iraq labor power law of value Lenin liberal linked living London Marx Marx's Marxist McLaren and Farahmandpur McMurtry means military million multiculturalism neoliberal oppression organizations percent Peter McLaren postmodern postmodernist practices Press profit programs public schools race racial racism radical relations of exploitation relations of production revolutionary critical pedagogy revolutionary multiculturalism revolutionary pedagogy revolutionary praxis Rikowski Routledge ruling class Samir Amin sexism social and economic Social movement unionism social movements socialist structures surplus value teacher education terrorism theory Third World tion transformation transnational U.S. imperialism United University wage workers working-class pedagogy York