ERIC Number: EJ538376
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Power, Meaning, and Identity: Critical Sociology of Education in the United States.
Apple, Michael W.
British Journal of Sociology of Education, v17 n2 p125-144 Jun 1996
Provides an overview of the main theories, developments, and literature of critically-oriented sociology. Pays particular attention to the politics of meaning including critical discourse analysis, identity politics, racial formation, and political economy and the labor process. Concludes with a discussion of the tensions between postmodern and poststructural communities. (MJP)
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Cultural Context, Cultural Influences, Educational Environment, Educational Philosophy, Educational Sociology, Educational Theories, Foreign Countries, Hidden Curriculum, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Popular Culture, Postmodernism, Power Structure, Racial Attitudes, Role of Education, Scholarship, Social Responsibility, Social Theories, Socialization, Sociocultural Patterns
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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