Visions of Change for Our Children's World
"Progressive educators have always been better at critique than at possibility. This book promises not to ignore critique, but to favor possibility. It is most rare and greatly welcomed." Richard Quantz, Miami University "The editor argues that in a material world, depicted by consumerism,...
Published March 3rd 2009 by Routledge
The Moral and Spiritual Miseducation of America's Children
In this book Svi Shapiro explores the ideological and attitudinal functions of schools, looking especially at what is called the 'hidden curriculum.' He offers both an analysis of the role of education in producing and maintaining attitudes and values that contribute to our competitive, socially...
Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge
Democracy and Meaning in a Globalizing World, 3rd Edition
This text-reader brings together powerful readings that critically situate issues of education in the context of the major cultural, moral, political, economic, ecological, and spiritual crises that confront us as a nation and a global community. It provides a focus and a conceptual framework for...
Published July 16th 2004 by Routledge