An Introduction, 2nd Edition
Continuing Joel Spring’s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Written in his trademark clear, narrative style, Spring introduces the...
To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge
From Race to the Top to Saving the Planet, 5th Edition
The Fifth Edition of Joel Spring’s ongoing documentation and analysis of political agendas for education reflects the major political issues in education since 2008. This edition focuses on the education sections of the 2012 Republican, Democratic, Green, and Libertarian Party platforms. Taking a...
Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge
Corporatism, Social Control, and Cultural Domination in Education: From the Radical Right to Globalization
The Selected Works of Joel Spring
Series: World Library of Educationalists
Starting with the 1972 publication of his seminal work, Education and the Rise of the Corporate State, Joel Spring has been documenting and analyzing the politics of knowledge and education. Throughout his work he has explored the attempts to use education to advance the economic and political...
Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge
Ideology, Technology, and Profit
The Great American Education-Industrial Complex examines the structure and nature of national networks and enterprises that seek to influence public education policy in accord with their own goals and objectives. In the past twenty years, significant changes have taken place in the way various...
Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge
Power, Wealth, Cyberspace, and the Digital Mind
Education Networks is a critical analysis of the emerging intersection among the global power elite, information and communication technology, and schools. Joel Spring documents and examines the economic and political interests and forces —including elite networks, the for-profit education industry...
Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge
Turning his distinctive analytical lens to the politics of American education, Joel Spring looks at contemporary educational policy issues from theoretical, practical, and historical perspectives. This comprehensive overview documents and explains who influences educational policy and how, bringing...
Published November 18th 2010 by Routledge
From Change We Can Believe In to Putting America First, 4th Edition
Bringing up-to-date Joel Spring’s ongoing documentation and analysis of political agendas for education in the US, the fourth edition of Political Agendas for Education focuses on the Republican and Democratic parties in the 2008 national election and post-2008 election era. In order to...
Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge
Continuing Joel Spring’s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Spring introduces readers to the processes, institutions, and forces by which...
Published November 17th 2008 by Routledge
Educational Philosophies of Authority, Freedom, and Culture from Confucianism to Human Rights, 3rd Edition
In this popular text Joel Spring provocatively analyzes the ideas of traditional and non-traditional philosophies from Confucianism to human rights regarding the contribution of education to the creation of a democratic society. The goal is to explore how governments use education to control...
Published September 18th 2007 by Routledge
Multicultural Education in the United States and the Global Economy, 4th Edition
The Intersection of Cultures: Multicultural Education in the United States and the Global Economy, Fourth Edition offers a unique, problem-solving approach to the complex issues involved in educating culturally and linguistically diverse students. Perfect for any course devoted wholly or in...
Published September 11th 2007 by Routledge