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Acts Of Knowing

Author : Stephen Cowden
ISBN : 9781441166722
Genre : Education
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This provocative book's starting point is a deep and profound concern about the commodification of knowledge within the contemporary university. Acts of Knowing aims to provide readers with a means of understanding the issues from the perspective of Critical Pedagogy; an educational philosophy which believes that 'knowing' must be freed from the constraints of the financial and managerialist logics which dominate the contemporary university. Critical Pedagogy is important for three key reasons: it conceptualises pedagogy as a process of engagement between the teacher and taught; secondly that that engagement is based on an underlying humanistic view about human worth and value; and thirdly that the 'knowing' which can come out of this engagement needs to be understood essentially as exchange between people, rather than a financial exchange. Cowden and Singh argue that the conception of education as simply a means for securing economic returns for the individual and for the society's positioning in a global marketplace, represents a fundamentally impoverished conception of education, which impoverishes not just individuals, but society as a whole.

The Palgrave Handbook Of Critical Thinking In Higher Education

Author : M. Davies
ISBN : 9781137378057
Genre : Education
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The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Thinking in Higher Education provides a single compendium on the nature, function, and applications of critical thinking. This book brings together the work of top researchers on critical thinking worldwide, covering questions of definition, pedagogy, curriculum, assessment, research, policy, and application.

Gender Pedagogy

Author : E. Henderson
ISBN : 9781137428493
Genre : Education
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When addressed in its full reactive potential, gender has a tendency to unfix the reassuring certainties of education and academia. Gender pedagogy unfolds as an account of teaching gender learning that is rooted in Derrida's concept of the 'trace', reflecting the unfixing properties of gender and even shaking up academic knowledge production.

The Practice Of Equality

Author : Stephen Cowden
ISBN : 1788740297
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The first book to focus on the original contribution to the field of Critical Pedagogy made by Jacques Rancière. It represents a significant addition to work on Rancière as well as to the field of Critical Pedagogy, containing vital insights for the survival and development of education as a democratic, critical and emancipatory project.

University In Chains

Author : Henry A. Giroux
ISBN : 9781317249801
Genre : Social Science
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President Eisenhower originally included 'academic' in the draft of his landmark, oft-quoted speech on the military-industrial-complex. Giroux tells why Eisenhower saw the academy as part of the famous complex - and how his warning was vitally prescient for 21st-century America. Giroux details the sweeping post-9/11 assault being waged on the academy by militarization, corporatization, and right-wing fundamentalists who increasingly view critical thought itself as a threat to the dominant political order. Giroux argues that the university has become a handmaiden of the Pentagon and corporate interests, it has lost its claim to independence and critical learning and has compromised its role as a democratic public sphere. And yet, in spite of its present embattled status and the inroads made by corporate power, the defense industries, and the right wing extremists, Giroux defends the university as one of the few public spaces left capable of raising important questions and educating students to be critical and engaged agents. He concludes by making a strong case for reclaiming it as a democratic public sphere.

Routledge International Encyclopedia Of Women

Author : Cheris Kramarae
ISBN : 9781135963156
Genre : Reference
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For a full list of entries and contributors, sample entries, and more, visit the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women website. Featuring comprehensive global coverage of women's issues and concerns, from violence and sexuality to feminist theory, the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women brings the field into the new millennium. In over 900 signed A-Z entries from US and Europe, Asia, the Americas, Oceania, and the Middle East, the women who pioneered the field from its inception collaborate with the new scholars who are shaping the future of women's studies to create the new standard work for anyone who needs information on women-related subjects.

Capitalists And Conquerors

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ISBN : 0742541924
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Presents an analysis of current politics along with a plan to build an alternative to capitalism.

Acts Of Inquiry In Qualitative Research

Author : Bárbara M. Brizuela
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110468209
Genre : Education
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Teaching Against The Grain Texts For A Pedagogy Of Possibility

Author : Roger I. (Roger Irwin) Simon
ISBN : 0774403896
Genre : Education
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Critical Theory And Critical Pedagogy Today

Author : Ilan Gur-Zeʼev
ISBN : UOM:39015064114492
Genre : Critical pedagogy
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