The Resource Official knowledge : democratic education in a conservative age, Michael W. Apple

Official knowledge : democratic education in a conservative age, Michael W. Apple

Label
Official knowledge : democratic education in a conservative age
Title
Official knowledge
Title remainder
democratic education in a conservative age
Statement of responsibility
Michael W. Apple
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This third edition of Official Knowledge, the classic text from one of the worlds most distinguished education scholars, encourages educators once again to critically examine the relationship among knowledge, power, and education. Rather than simply asking whether students have mastered a particular subject matter or done well on ubiquitous tests, Michael W. Apple instead challenges readers to probe the deeper questions of whose knowledge the curriculum represents and how it came official? The award-winning Official Knowledge offers a powerful examination of the rightist resurgence in education and the challenges it presents to concerned educators. Updates and features of the 3rd edition include: A new and detailed preface that situates it within the current debates within education. Updates throughout all chapters, with a special focus on Chapter 2, Why the Right is Winning, to document how the Right has changed our commonsense about what counts as a good school, good curricula, good teaching, to such an extent that even the Obama Administrations policies for educational reform incorporate much of the neoliberal agenda. A new section on the current controversies over curriculum and textbooks, focusing on the very conservative changes in textbook policies and content in Texas and Arizona. The addition of an autobiographical chapter so that the arguments of the book make sense in terms of the concrete struggles over education over a lifetime of work"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Apple, Michael W
Dewey number
379
Index
index present
LC call number
LC89
LC item number
.A815 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education
  • Critical pedagogy
  • Education
  • Education
  • EDUCATION / General
Label
Official knowledge : democratic education in a conservative age, Michael W. Apple
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xliv, 232 pages
Isbn
9780415892179
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2013029266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)856579510
Label
Official knowledge : democratic education in a conservative age, Michael W. Apple
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xliv, 232 pages
Isbn
9780415892179
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2013029266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)856579510

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