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Author Torres, Carlos Alberto.

Title Education and neoliberal globalization / Carlos Alberto Torres
Published New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 138 pages)
Series Routledge research in education ; 18
Routledge research in education ; 18
Contents Introduction : social theory and education : against neoliberal globalization -- A critique of neoliberal globalization -- Globalizations and education -- The banking education of the World Bank: expert knowledge, external assistance and educational reform in the age of neoliberalism : a critique of the World Bank -- No Child Left Behind : a brainchild of neoliberalism and American politics -- From critique to utopia : alternatives to neoliberal globalization -- Education, teachers' unions, and the state : the theses of Lisbon -- The political pedagogy of Paulo Freire -- Critical social theory and educational research -- Globalizations, education, and transformative social justice learning : a preliminary draft of a theory of marginality -- Biography as a genre of political pedagogical struggle -- Education, power, and personal biography : an interview with Carlos Alberto Torres by Armando Alcántara Santuario
Summary This volume by noted critical education scholar Carlos Alberto Torres takes up the question of how structural changes in schooling and the growing impacts of neoliberalism and globalization affect social change, national development, and democratic educational systems throughout the world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-133) and index
Subject Education and globalization.
Education -- Economic aspects.
Education -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203890736 (ebook)
9780203890738 (ebook)