Learning to Labor in New Times (Critical Social Thought)

Learning to Labor in New Times (Critical Social Thought)

By: Greg Dimitriadis (editor), Nadine Dolby (editor), Paul M. A. Willis (editor), Stanley Aronowitz (foreword_author)Paperback

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Learning to Labor in New Times foregrounds nine essays which re-examine the work of noted sociologist Paul Willis, 25 years after the publication of his seminal Learning to Labor, one of the most frequently cited and assigned texts in the cultural studies and social foundations of education.

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Nadine Dolby is Assistant Professor of Education Foundations/Comparative and International Education at Northern Illinois University. Greg Dimitriadis is in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Paul Willis is Professor of Social and Cultural Ethnography at Keele University.


Foreword, Stanley Aronowitz Acknowledgements 1: Learning to Labor in New Times: An Introduction, Nadine Dolby and Greg Dimitriadis SECTION I: REFLECTING ON LEARNING TO LABOR 2: Male Working Class Identities and Social Justice: A Reconsideration of Paul Willis's Learning to Labor in Light of Contemporary Research, Madeleine Arnot 3: Paul Willis, Class Consciousness, and Critical Pedagogy: Toward a Socialist Future, Peter McLaren and Valerie Scatamburlo-D'Annibale 4: Between Good Sense and Bad Sense: Race, Class, and Learning from Learning to Labor, Michael W. Apple 5: The "Lads" and the Cultural Topography of Race, Fazal Rizvi SECTION II: LEARNING TO LABOR IN NEW TIMES 6: Reordering Work and Destabilizing Masculinity, Jane Kenway and Anna Kraack 7: Revisiting a 1980's "Moment of Critique": Class, Gender and the New Economy, Lois Weis 8: Learning to Do Time: Willis's Model of Cultural Reproduction in an Era of Post-industrialism, Globalization, and Mass Incarceration, Kathleen Nolan and Jean Anyon 9: Thinking about the Cultural Studies of Education in a Time of Recession: Learning to Labor and the Work of Aesthetics in Modern Life, Cameron McCarthy SECTION III: Twenty-Five Years On: Old Books, New Times, Paul Willis APPENDIX: "Centre" and Periphery-An Interview with Paul Willis, David Mills and Robert Gibb Notes on Contributors

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  • publication date: 06/05/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780415948555
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780415948555
  • weight: 362
  • ISBN10: 041594855X

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