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ERIC Number: EJ288987
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Education and the Transformation of Bourgeois Culture: Toward a Critique of Christopher Lasch's "Culture of Narcissism."
Shapiro, H. Svi
Teachers College Record, v85 nl p57-72 Fall 1983
Contemporary theories about the nature of modern bourgeois culture are reviewed briefly, and the contradictions of that culture are stressed. Christopher Lasch's criticisms of American schools in "The Culture of Narcissism" fail to recognize that self-liberating practices may stimulate intellectual growth. (PP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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