ERIC Number: EJ559076
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Hope, Gods, and Corporate Culture: Three Paths for the Future of America's Children [book review].
Educational Researcher, v26 n9 p37-40 Dec 1997
Two of the books reviewed, "Horace's Hope: What Works for the American High School" and "The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School," discuss the future of educational reform. "Kinderculture," suggests that today's children are living with a fundamentally new reality in which corporations are the primary educators of the young. (SLD)
Publication Type: Book/Product Reviews; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Reviews three books: (1) "Horace's Hope: What Works for the American High School" by Theodore R. Sizer, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996; (2) "The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School" by Neil Postman, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995; and (3) "Kinderculture: The Corporate Construction of Childhood" by Shirley R. Steinberg and Joe L. Kincheloe, Eds., Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1997.