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Author Popkewitz, Thomas S.

Title Cosmopolitanism and the age of school reform : science, education, and making society by making the child / Thomas Popkewitz
Published Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2008


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Description xv, 220 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Ch. 1 Cosmopolitanism: An Object of Study -- Outline of the Book and Methodological Note -- The New Cosmopolitanism: The Seductions of the Global Citizen -- The Double Times of Reason: The Hope of Progress and Fears of Degeneration -- Reason: Greek Cosmopolis, the Church's Divine Revelation, and the Enlightenment's Secular Perfection -- Reason and Science -- Cosmopolitan Agency and Inventing the Social -- Fabricating Human Kinds: Adolescence as an Exemplar of a Cultural Thesis -- Toward a History of Present Schooling: A Question of Method -- Ch. 2 The Reason in Question: Cosmopolitanism and Processes of Abjection -- Agency in the Movement of Time -- Progress in the Taming of Agency -- "The Homeless Mind"; Biography as an Object and Subject of Time -- Biography in Planning Life -- Science, the Ordering of Change, and Salvation Narratives -- Comparative Reasoning and Processes of Abjection -- The Hope of Civilizing and Fears of the Dangerous -- Racializing Others -- Toward the Study of the Reason of Cosmopolitanism and Schooling -- Pt. 1 Twentieth-Century Reforms, the Unfinished Cosmopolitan, and Sciences of Education -- Ch. 3 Cosmopolitanism, American Exceptionalism, and the Making of Schooling -- Cosmopolitanism, National Exceptionalism, and Its Pastoral Images -- "The Light of the World" -- Transforming the Wilderness and the Technological Sublime -- Inclusion and Casting Out: Urban Populations, The Urbane, and the Social Question -- Science as the Hope of the Republic and Protection Against Its Dangers -- The Redemption of the Urban Populations -- The Double Gestures of Schooling -- Pedagogy and the Hopes and Fears of the Urban Child and Family -- Governing as Schooling: Some Concluding Thoughts -- Ch. 4 The Sciences of Pedagogy in Designing the Future -- Social Science as Planning People -- Bringing Out the Latent Design in People -- The Domestication of Virtue -- The Family as the Cradle of Civilization -- The "American Race", Teachers, and the Social Question -- Science and Governing the Pedagogical "Soul" -- Designing the Interior of the Child -- Ch. 5 Educational Sociology and Psychology: Calculating Agency and Ordering Community -- Sociology and Social Psychology: Urbanizing the Pastoral Community -- Urbanizing the Pastoral Images of Community in Progressive Movements -- Pragmatism: Agency, Community, and Planning Biography -- The Psychology of Connectionism as a Cultural Thesis -- Psychology and Reforming Society -- Science in Everyday Life -- The Homeless Mind, Community, and Biography -- Ch. 6 The Alchemy of School Subjects: The Hope of Rescue and Fears of Difference -- Planning for the Pursuit of Happiness to Planning for the Unhappy: Processes of Abjection -- Recognition of "Unhappy" Populations and Their Rescue -- The Alchemy of School Subjects -- Alchemy and the Science of Child Learning -- Ordering Academic Knowledge: English Literature, Mathematics, and Music Education -- Cosmopolitanism: Hopes and Fears as Recognition and Difference -- Pt. 2 Twenty-First-Century Reforms, the Unfinished Cosmopolitan, and Sciences of Education -- Ch. 7 The Unfinished Cosmopolitan: The Cultural Thesis of the Lifelong Learner -- The Hope of the Future: The Unfinished Cosmopolitan as the Lifelong Learner -- Agency in the Continual Making of the World and Self -- The Problem Solver in an Unfinished World -- Community And Collective Belonging -- The Teacher as a Reflective Practitioner: The Lifelong Learner in Communities of Collaboration -- Curriculum Standards: Reconnecting the Individual and the Social -- Finding the Right Practices to Manage Democracy and Its Dangers -- The Unity of "All" Children and Its Casting Out -- The Democratic Community as Double Gestures -- Ch. 8 The Alchemy of School Subjects: Designing the Future and Its Unlivable Zones -- The Desire for Future and Abjection in Teacher Education -- The Standards of School Subjects: Mathematics and the Cultural Theses of Pedagogical Knowledge -- Mathematics in Service of the Pedagogical Child -- Governing the Soul: Problem Solving as Ordering the Interior of the Mind -- Community and Classroom Communications in the Struggle for the Soul -- Pedagogical Inscriptions, School Subjects,and the Iconic Images of the Expert -- The Eliding of Mathematics as a Field of Cultural Practices -- Standards of Social Inclusion as Exclusions -- Ironies of Autonomy and Participation: The Alchemy and the Narrowing of Possibilities -- Ch. 9 Designing People in Instruction and Research: Processes of Abjection: Agency and the Fears of Those Left Behind in Instruction and Research -- Design as the Philosopher's Stone -- Designing Instruction, Designing Research, and Designing People -- Instructional Design as a Foundational Story of Future Cosmopolitanism -- Design as Research: The Expertise of Empowerment in Continuous Innovation -- Research Designs and "Evidence-Based" Reforms: Replications as Change -- The Erasures of the System:All Children Are the Same and Different -- The Hope of Inclusion and the Difference of Dangerous Populations -- The Child Not in the Space of ''All": The Urban Child Left Behind -- Democracy as Designing People -- Ch. 10 The Reason of School Pedagogy, Research, and the Limits of Cosmopolitanism -- The Unfinished Cosmopolitanism, Cultural Theses, and Processes of Abjection -- Fears of Democracy: Enclosures and Internments in the Ordering of the Present -- Equity Research: The Radical Differentiation, Repulsion, and Paradoxical Inclusion -- Cosmopolitanism and the Study of Schooling: Limits to Its Cultural Thesis -- Methodology and Epistemological Obstacles
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Education and state.
Education -- Philosophy.
LC no. 2007014025
ISBN 0415958148 (hbk.)
0415958156 (paperback)
9780415958141 (hbk.)
9780415958158 (paperback)