Schooling in Capitalist America: Educational Reform and the Contradictions of Economic Life

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Haymarket Books, Jan 15, 2014 - Business & Economics - 380 pages
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"This seminal work . . . establishes a persuasive new paradigm."--"Contemporary Sociology"

No book since "Schooling in Capitalist America" has taken on the systemic forces hard at work undermining our education system. This classic reprint is an invaluable resource for radical educators.

Samuel Bowles is research professor and director of the behavioral sciences program at the Santa Fe Institute, and professor emeritus of economics at the University of Massachusetts.

Herbert Gintis is an external professor at the Santa Fe Institute and emeritus professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts.

 

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Review: Schooling In Capitalist America: Educational Reform And The Contradictions Of Economic Life

User Review  - Leo - Goodreads

This book is a Marxist critique of the American education system, published in 1976 by two Harvard-educated economists. One key observation is that an education system cannot by itself rectify a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Micah - Goodreads

A very dry, academic book, but very much worth it. I can see why Haymarket Books chose to reprint this book, which was originally published in 1976 (by Basic! Basic would never publish something like ... Read full review

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Samuel Bowles: Samuel Bowles is Research Professor and Director of the Behavioral Sciences Program at the Santa Fe Institute, and Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Massachusetts.

Herbert Gintis: Herbert Gintis is an external professor at the Santa Fe Institute and a Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts.