The Politics, Sociology, and Economics of Education: Interdisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives

Hardcover | August 15, 1997

EditorRussell F. Farnen

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This book uses international and interdisciplinary approaches to the comparative study of education in its political, sociological, and economic contexts. Major topics include critical theory, hegemony, postmodernism, oppression, disabilities, emancipation, corporatism, meritocracy, democracy, socialization, reproduction, pluralism, inequality, social analysis, postindustrialism, predatory culture, pragmatism, and `subversion`. Educators from the US, UK, Canada, Netherlands, FRG, Israel, and Sweden survey the current educational scene in the US and Western Europe, major policy debates, and possible solutions for current public policy dilemmas.

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This book uses international and interdisciplinary approaches to the comparative study of education in its political, sociological, and economic contexts. Major topics include critical theory, hegemony, postmodernism, oppression, disabilities, emancipation, corporatism, meritocracy, democracy, socialization, reproduction, pluralism, in...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:309 pages, 8.7 × 5.76 × 1.22 inPublished:August 15, 1997Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan

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ISBN - 10:0312174683

ISBN - 13:9780312174682

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