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Title Foucault and education : disciplines and knowledge / edited by Stephen J. Ball
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1990

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Description viii, 213 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Introducing Monsieur Foucault / Stephen J. Ball -- Part I. Foucault and education -- Foucault and educational research / James D. Marshall -- Foucault under examination : the crypto-educationalist unmasked / Keith Hoskin -- Part II. History, power and knowledge -- The genealogy of the urban schoolteacher / Dave Jones -- Educational practices and scientific knowledge : a genealogical reinterpretation of the emergence of physiology in post-Revolutionary France / Richard Jones -- Docile bodies : commonalities in the history of psychiatry and schooling / Ivor Goodson and Ian Dowbiggin -- Part III. Discourse and politics -- Deconstructing hegemony : multicultural policy and a populistresponse / John Knight, Richard Smith, Judyth Sachs -- Management as moral technology : a Luddite analysis / Stephen J. Ball -- Education and the Right's discursive politics : private versus state schooling / Jane Kenway
Summary An examination of the applications of Foucaultian social analysis to education. The text argues that schools are often artificial, highly disciplined environments which provide grounds for case studies for Foucault's concern with the technologies of power and arbitrariness
Analysis Education Theories of Foucault, Michel 1926-1984
Education Theories of Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984.
Education -- Philosophy.
Education -- Social aspects.
Author Ball, Stephen J.
LC no. 89049384
ISBN 0415047102
0415050049 (paperback)