Essays by some of the world's leading educators provide a revolutionary portrait of new ideas and developments in education that can influence the possibility of social and political change. The authors take into account such diverse terrain as feminism, ecology, media, and individual liberty in their pursuit of new ideas that can inform the fundamental practice of education and promote a more humane civil society. The book consolidates recent thinking just as it reflects on emerging new lines of critical theory.
The authors are among the worldOs most influential educators. They live and teach in the UK, Europe, and the Americas.
Chapter 1 Introduction: Traumatizing Capital: Pedagogy, Politics, and Praxis in the Global Marketplace Chapter 2 Flows, Networks, and Identities: A Critical Theory of the Informational Society Chapter 3 New Educational Inequalities Chapter 4 Education and Community Involvement Chapter 5 Border Youth, Difference, and Postmodern Education Chapter 6 Our Common Culture: A Poisonous Pedagogy Chapter 7 Labour Power, Culture and the Cultural Commodity