Rituals And Student Identity In Education: Ritual Critique for a New Pedagogy by R. QuantzRituals And Student Identity In Education: Ritual Critique for a New Pedagogy by R. Quantz

Rituals And Student Identity In Education: Ritual Critique for a New Pedagogy

byR. QuantzContribution byTerry O''connor, Peter Magolda

Paperback | February 9, 2011

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An exploration of how the nonrational aspects of schooling, especially ritual(s), have been harnessed to construct a commonsense which serves the interests of transnational corporations, leaving those educators committed to democracy to develop a new pedagogy that rejects the technical solutions that present reforms demand.
RICHARD A. QUANTZ Professor of Social Foundations and Education at Miami University, USA.
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Title:Rituals And Student Identity In Education: Ritual Critique for a New PedagogyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:206 pagesPublished:February 9, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023010116X

ISBN - 13:9780230101166

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the Nonrational in Education: Ritual and the Forming of Reality, Morality, and Identity School Ritual as Performance: A Reconstruction of Durkheim's and Turner's Uses of Ritual From Ethnography to Ritual Critique: The Evolution of a Method; T.O'Connor Nonrational Classroom Performance: Ritual as Aspect of Action; P.Magolda On Seminars, Ritual, And Cowboys The Puzzlemasters: Performing the Mundane, Searching for Intellect, and Living in the Belly of the Corporation Ritual Critique and the New Pedagogy

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"Quantz has undertaken a major project, and it will contribute significantly to the social science literature and to the literature on educational ethnography in a major way. What is remarkable about this book is the way it examines the creation of an ethnic and/or consumerist identity to replace nationalist/citizenship identity, all connected to the social relations of neoliberal globalization - and the creation of a transnationalist capitalist class. The work is cutting-edge. It will stand alone as a major contribution to the ethnographic literature on schools." - Peter McLaren, Professor, GraduateSchoolofEducationand Information Studies,UniversityofCalifornia,Los Angeles"As always, Quantz is articulate, well-organized and accessible. This book is a needed contribution to work in socially just leadership and educational studies, and I strongly recommend it." - Shirley R. Steinberg, Director, The Freire Project for Critical Pedagogy, McGill University"Richard Quantz's new text, Rituals and Student Identity in Education, offers an insightful new perspective on education in the 21st century by examining the nonrational aspects of education and the importance of ritual performance." - Critical Questions in Education journal