A Conflict of Paradigms: Social Epistemology and the Collapse of Literary Education

A Conflict of Paradigms: Social Epistemology and the Collapse of Literary Education

By: Rebecca K. Webb (author)Paperback

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In this combined examination of the history, theories, and practices in the teaching of English, the author presents compelling insight and practical solutions to the crisis in English education and the conflict among critical theories, radical pedagogy, classroom practice, epistemics, the pressure to vocationalize the curriculum, and the corporatization of institutes of learning.

About Author

Dr. Rebecca Webb is an instructor of English at College of San Mateo.


Chapter 1 Social Epistemology and English Studies Education Chapter 2 Institutionalized Romantic Humanism and the Modern Student of Literature Chapter 3 From Romantic Humanist to Postmodern PedagogyHow the Alien Becomes Normative in Contemporary Education Chapter 4 Postmodern Identity Politics vs. the Romanticized Autonomous Student Chapter 5 Postmodern Pedagogy vs. the Vocationalization of Education Chapter 6 Critical Theory, Pedagogy and the Postmodern Student of English: Dialogic Critical Pedagogy as Intervention and Liberation Chapter 7 Taking a Dialogic Critical Pedagogy into the ClassroomStory of an Evolving Pedagogy Chapter 8 Conclusion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780739117569
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 186
  • ID: 9780739117569
  • weight: 286
  • ISBN10: 0739117564

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