ERIC Number: EJ640932
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Schools for Democracy: Lyotard, Dissensus and Education Policy.
Fazzaro, Charles J.; Walter, James E.
International Journal of Leadership in Education, v5 n1 p15-32 Jan-Mar 2002
Examines the purpose of U.S. public education as "preparation for citizenship" through a critical inquiry into the structures of modern education policy formation. The framework for the inquiry relies heavily on the work of Jean-Francois Lyotard, a contemporary French philosopher. Discusses characteristics of scientific-technical knowledge and narrative knowledge; draws implications for U.S. democracy. (Contains 32 references.) (Authors/PKP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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