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ERIC Number: EJ1004630
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1478-2103
Creativity and the Biopolitical Commons in Secondary and Higher Education
Means, Alexander
Policy Futures in Education, v11 n1 p47-58 2013
This article draws on autonomist theory in order to examine the role of creativity in educational policy and governance. Drawing examples primarily from the North American context, it suggests that extant efforts to manage creativity in secondary and higher education are ultimately unstable, revealing what the Edu-factory collective has referred to as the "double crisis" in education. This refers to the erosion of the social democratic purposes of education conjoined with emergent conflicts over knowledge and immaterial labor. Ultimately, the article suggests that creativity rests at a key axis of contestation between state-corporate power and the possibility of imagining alternative democratic and sustainable futures rooted in the common.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: North America