Out Of The Ruins: The Emergence Of Radical Informal Learning Spaces by John M. ElmoreOut Of The Ruins: The Emergence Of Radical Informal Learning Spaces by John M. Elmore

Out Of The Ruins: The Emergence Of Radical Informal Learning Spaces

EditorJohn M. Elmore, Robert H. Haworth

Paperback | July 1, 2017

Pricing and Purchase Info

$29.66 online 
$29.95 list price
Earn 148 plum® points
Quantity:

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

Contemporary educational practices and policies across the world are heeding the calls of Wall Street for more corporate control, privatization, and standardized accountability. There are definite shifts and movements towards more capitalist interventions of efficiency and an adherence to market fundamentalist values within the sphere of public education. The important news is that emancipatory educational practices are emerging. In many cases, these alternatives have been undervalued or even excluded within the educational research. Out of the Ruins sets out to explore and discuss the emergence of alternative learning spaces that directly challenge the pairing of public education with particular dominant capitalist and statist structures.
Robert Haworth is an assistant professor in the Department of Professional and Secondary Education at West Chester University, Pennsylvania. He edited the book Anarchist Pedagogies: Collective Actions, Theories, and Critical Reflections on Education. John M. Elmore is professor and chairperson in the Department of Professional and Seco...
Loading
Title:Out Of The Ruins: The Emergence Of Radical Informal Learning SpacesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:July 1, 2017Publisher:PM PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1629632392

ISBN - 13:9781629632391

Reviews

Editorial Reviews

"Out of the Ruins sharply criticizes the entire social structure of the current educational system, especially its capitalistic, market-driven approach, and offers viable alternatives in its assembly of essays by public education experts." —Mary Cowper, Midwest Book Review