Life in Schools: An Introduction to Critical Pedagogy in the Foundations of Education

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Routledge, Nov 17, 2015 - Education - 318 pages
This new edition brings McLaren's popular, classic textbook into a new era of Common Core Standards and online education. The book is renowned for its clear, provocative classroom narratives and its coverage of political, economic, and social factors that are undervalued in other educational textbooks. An international committee of experts ranked Life in Schools among the top twelve education books in the world.

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Foreword to the Third Edition
Part II Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Part III Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Part IV Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Preface
Cries from the Corridor
The Frontiers of Despair
The Invisible Epidemic
The Suburbs Was Supposed to Be a Nice Place
The Corridor Kids The Frontiers of Despair
The Teacher as Social and Moral Agent
Looking Back Looking Forward
Racialized Practices in the Age of Obama and the Politics
The Invisibility of the Obvious
School to Prison Pipeline

An Overview
New and Old Myths in Education
Teachers and Students
Beyond Conversations with the Other
Chapter 9
Hope and the Struggle Ahead
Conclusion to Part V
Reflections on TwentyFive Years of Life in Schools
Interview with Peter McLaren

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