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In the first book in their series on Marxism and Education, Rikowski and Green use Marxist theory to examine the dialectic between race and power in education. The series is aimed at educationalists - teachers, researchers, policy-makers or administrators, as well as activists who consider the Marxist tradition a valuable and important resource.


Description

In the first book in their series on Marxism and Education, Rikowski and Green use Marxist theory to examine the dialectic between race and power in education. The series is aimed at educationalists - teachers, researchers, policy-makers or administrators, as well as activists who consider the Marxist tradition a valuable and important resource.


Reviews

'A very impressive set of contributors offer a series of theoretically sophisticated and substantively timely papers-papers which are rooted in solid scholarship and open debate.' - Stephen Ball, Karl Mannheim Professor of Sociology and Education, Institute of Education, University of London, UK


Contents

Introduction: Marxism and Education – Renewing the Dialogue - Anthony Green & Glenn Rikowski * Marxism, Education and Dialogue - Anthony Green * PART I: GLOBALIZATION, NEOLIBERALISM, AND EDUCATION IN THE TRANSITIONAL EPOCH * The Transitional Epoch: The Context of Education, Geraldine Thorpe - Pat Brady * Globalization and Education - Glenn Rikowski * Education, Class and Capital in the Epoch of Neo-liberal Globalization - Dave Hill * Marketisation, Neoliberalism and Education: A Marxist Critique of New Labour's Five Year Strategy for Education * PART II: DISCOURSE, POSTMODERNISM, AND POSTSTRUCTURALISM * Critical Discourse Analysis in Educational Research: A Study of New Labour - Jane Mulderigg * A Dialogue Between a Postmodern Educational Thinker and a Marxist Educational Theorist, Elizabeth Atkinson - Mike Cole * Marx, Education and the Knowledge Economy: Reviving Marx's Radical Political Economy through Foucault - Michael A. Peters * PART III: POLITICS, DIVISIONS, AND STRUGGLE IN TEACHING, LEARNING, AND EDUCATION POLICY * Informal Learning in Theory and Practice: Using the Standpoint Method to Locate the Learner - Rachel Gorman * Myths of Mentoring: Developing a Marxist-Feminist Critique - Helen Colley * Popular Press, Visible Value: How Debates on Exams and Student Debt have Unmasked the Commodity Relations of the Learning Society - Paul Warmington * PART IV: LABOUR AND COMMODIFICATION IN EDUCATION - THEORY, PRACTICE, AND CRITIQUE * Academic Labour: Producing Value and Producing Struggles - David Harvey * Distillation: Education in Marx's Social Universe - Glenn Rikowski * Marxist Political Praxis: Class Notes on Academic Activism in the Corporate University - Gregory Martin * The Making and Meaning of Humanization - Paula Allman * The Dialogics of Renewal: Raising the Stakes in Education?


Authors

GLENN RIKOWSKI teaches at the University College Northampton, UK.

ANTHONY GREEN teaches at the Institute of Education at the University of London, UK.