Official Knowledge: Democratic Education in a Conservative Age

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Psychology Press, 2000 - Education - 220 pages
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A powerful examination of the rightist resurgence in education and the challenges it presents to concerned educators, Official Knowledge analyzes the effects of conservative beliefs and strategies on educational policy and practice. Apple looks specifically at the conservative agenda's incursion into education through the curriculum, textbook adoption policies and the efforts of the private and business sectors to centralize its interests within schools. At the same time, however, he points out areas of hope for the future, showing how students and teachers have continued the struggle and are now successfully engaged in building more democratic education policies and practices. Finally, Apple writes in personal terms about his own teaching techniques and work with students which challenge some of the ideological and educational policies and practices of the Right.
  

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I had to read this for class, but it is amazingly interesting how we decide who should learn what and what knowledge is left out of our lives Read full review

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Contents

Introduction The Politics of Official Knowledge
1
The Politics of CommonSense Why the Right Is Winning
15
Cultural Politics and the Text
42
Regulating Official Knowledge
61
Creating the Captive Audience Channel One and the Political Economy of the Text
89
Whose Curriculum Is This Anyway? with Susan Jungck
113
Hey Man Im Good The Art and Politics of Creating New Knowledge in Schools
137
The Politics of Pedagogy and the Building of Community
145
Education Power and Personal Biography An Interview
157
NOTES
177
BIBLIOGRAPHY
204
INDEX
215
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About the author (2000)

Michael W. Apple is John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is the editor of the Critical Social Thought series (Routledge).

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