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ERIC Number: ED528758
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 267
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4331-1479-3
Surviving Economic Crises through Education. Global Studies in Education, Volume 11
Cole, David R., Ed.
Peter Lang New York
This book comes at a time of increasing anxiety about the repercussions of financial instability and the probability of widespread market volatility. The educators and researchers whose work is collected here have considered these factors deeply when constructing their responses to prevailing financial conditions. These views guide the reader through economic crises as a mode of survival and as a means to deploying education at its most meaningful and intense. The approach aligns practice with theory and takes the empirical evidence from these studies as a means to determining the economic influence on education. This book will be a valuable asset for teachers and professors, as well as an excellent textbook for undergraduate and graduate classrooms. Contents of this book include: (1) Introduction to Surviving Economic Crises through Education (David R. Cole); (2) "Knowledge Economy", Economic Crisis and Cognitive Capitalism: Public Education and the Promise of Open Science (Michael A. Peters); (3) Education for Resilience and Resistance in the "Big Society" (Jim Crowther and Mae Shaw); (4) Capitalist Crisis and Fascism: Issues for Educational Practice (Mike Cole); (5) Teach for What America? Beginning Teachers' Reflections about Their Professional Choices and the Economic Crisis (Gustavo E. Fischman and Victor H. Diaz); (6) Transversality and Innovation: Prospects for Technology-Enhanced Learning in Times of Crisis (Patrick Carmichael and Kate Litherland); (7) When the Sun Does not Shine after the Rain: The Effects of the 2001 Crisis on the Education System of Argentina (Silvina Gvirtz and Ana Laura Barudi); (8) Struggle for Agency in Contemporary Argentinean Schools (Ana Ines Heras); (9) Education and Governmentality in Degraded Urban Territories: From the Sedimented to the Experience of the Actual (Silvia Grinberg and Eduardo Langer); (10) Doing Work as a Reflection of the Other: Notes on the Educational Materialism of Deleuze and Guattari (David R. Cole); (11) The Crisis of Mutative Capitalism: Holey Spaces, Creative Struggle and Educative Innovations (Robert Haworth and Abraham P. DeLeon); (12) The Current Dynamics of Professional Expertise: The Movable Ethos, Pathos, and Logos of Four Norwegian Professions (Torill Strand); (13) Educating the Person for Democratic Participation (R. Scott Webster); (14) Remachining Educational Desire: Bankrupting Freire's Banking Model of Education in an Age of Schizo-Capitalism (Jason J. Wallin); and (15) Afterword: When No Crisis Is the Real Crisis! The Endless Vertigo of Capitalist Education (Marcus Bussey). A foreword by Stephen J. Ball is included.
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Argentina