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Critical pedagogy, the state, and cultural struggle / ed. Henry A. Giroux, Peter L. McLaren

Secondary Author Giroux, Henry, 1943-
MacLaren, Peter, 1948-
Country Estados Unidos. Publication Albany : State University of New York Press, cop. 1989 Description XXXV, 299 p. ; 23 cm Series SUNY series in teacher empowerment and school reform ISBN 0-7914-0037-9 CDU 37.014
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Schools have been traditionally defined as institutions of instruction, but the authors of this volume challenge that position in order to generate a new set of cultural categories and constructs through which the nature and process of schooling can be more appropriately understood. Giroux and McLaren develop a theory of schooling that takes into account not only the more traditional relationship between teaching and learning, but also the import of wider cultural dynamics such as language, mass culture, popular culture, the state, theories of readership, ethnographic research, and subcultural studies.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Schooling, Cultural Politics, and the Struggle for Democracy
  • Part 1 Schooling and Public Life
  • 1 Education, State, and Culture in American Society
  • 2 Can There Be a Liberal Philosophy of Education in a Democratic Society?
  • 3 The Politics of Common Sense: Schooling, Populism, and the New Right
  • 4 Schooling and the Family
  • Part 2 Rethinking Schooling as the Language Reform
  • 5 Fixing the Schools: The Ideological Turn
  • 6 Curriculum in the Closed Society
  • 7 Practical Teacher Education and the Avant-Garde
  • Part 3 Schooling, Ideology and the Politics of Student Voice
  • 8 Schooling as a Form of Cultural Politics: Toward a Pedagogy of and for Difference
  • 9 Silencing and Nurturing Voice in an Improbable Context: Urban Adolescents in Public School
  • 10 On Ideology and Education: Critical Pedagogy and the Cultural Politics of Resistance
  • Part 4 Popular Culture, Text, and Critical Pedagogy
  • 11 Children's Literature as an Ideological Text
  • 12 Reading Rock 'n' Roll in the Classroom: A Critical Pedagogy
  • 13 Popular Culture and Critical Pedagogy: Everyday Life as a Basis for Curriculum Knowledge
  • Notes and References
  • Contributors
  • Index

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Henry A. Giroux is Director at the Center for Education and Cultural Studies, Miami University, Ohio.

Peter L. McLaren is Associate Director at the Center for Education and Cultural Studies, Miami University, Ohio.

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