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The promise, embraced by governments around the world, is that the knowledge economy will provide knowledge workers with a degree of autonomy and permission to think which enables them to be creative and to attract high incomes. What credence should we give to this promise? The current economic...
Published January 5th 2012 by Routledge
Culture as Commons
Art and Social Justice Education offers inspiration and tools for educators to craft critical, meaningful, and transformative arts education curriculum and arts integration projects. The images, descriptive texts, essays, and resources are grounded within a clear social justice framework...
Published December 18th 2011 by Routledge
Understanding the Disenfranchisement of Latino Men and Boys
Latino men and boys in the United States are confronted with a wide variety of hardships that are not easily explained or understood. They are populating prisons, dropping out of high school, and are becoming overrepresented in the service industry at alarming degrees. Young Latino men, especially,...
Published August 28th 2011 by Routledge
Towards a theory of educational assessment
‘It is an exceptionally thoughtful assessment of assessment, and I am (along with anyone else who broods about education) much in your debt.’ Jerome Bruner, personal communication with the author When this award-winning book was originally published in 1994, a review in the TES said: ‘Beyond...
Published October 20th 2011 by Routledge
Policy Enactments in Secondary Schools
Over the last 20 years, international attempts to raise educational standards and improve opportunities for all children have accelerated and proliferated. This has generated a state of constant change and an unrelenting flood of initiatives, changes and reforms that need to be ‘implemented’ by...
Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge
Power, Wealth, Cyberspace, and the Digital Mind
Education Networks is a critical analysis of the emerging intersection among the global power elite, information and communication technology, and schools. Joel Spring documents and examines the economic and political interests and forces —including elite networks, the for-profit education industry...
Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge
Education, Consciousness, and the Politics of Knowing
Series: Critical Social Thought
Critical Curriculum Studies offers a novel framework for thinking about how curriculum relates to students’ understanding of the world around them. Wayne Au brings together curriculum theory, critical educational studies, and feminist standpoint theory with practical examples of teaching for social...
Published July 26th 2011 by Routledge
Community-Based Solutions to the Crisis in Urban Education
Series: Critical Social Thought
Few problems in education are as pressing as the severe crisis in urban schools. Though educators have tried a wide range of remedies, dismal results persist. This is especially true for low-income youth of color, who drop out of school—and into incarceration—at extremely high rates. The dual...
Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge