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Doughty, Howard A. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2018
Social class lies at the core of much that Marx said about the "laws of history." Class conflict was to be the means whereby capitalism would be overthrown, superseded by a revolutionary dictatorship of the proletariat and, subsequently, by a communist society in which alienation and exploitation would be replaced by emancipation and the…
Descriptors: Collegiality, Academic Freedom, Commercialization, Higher Education
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Reveley, James – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2013
The opportunities social media provide for agential expressions of subjectivity and experiential learning, relative to social media's role in reproducing digital-era capitalism, are the subject of keen debate. There is now a burgeoning academic literature which suggests that social media users are, to a greater or lesser degree, alienated by…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Alienation, Computer Mediated Communication, Role
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Bronfenbrenner, Martin – American Behavioral Scientist, 1980
Illustrates how knowledge derived from the discipline of economics can be used to help shed light on social problems such as poverty, exploitation, and alienation, and can help decision makers form policy to minimize these and similar problems. (DB)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Economics, Intellectual Disciplines, Policy Formation
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O'Donnell, Jennifer Lee – Multicultural Education, 2018
This article discusses one social movement in Buenos Aires--"Frente Popular Darío Fernández" (FPDF)--whose goal was to assist public school teachers in becoming leaders of their communities by providing them an opportunity to learn about social mobilizing and popular education through a series of Freirean-based workshops. Guided by…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Activism, Teacher Collaboration, Foreign Countries
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Kurth-Schai, Ruthanne – Educational Theory, 1992
Discusses the advancement of social and environmental justice through schooling, noting philosophical barriers to equity. The article recommends a moral and conceptual vision where differences causing exploitation and alienation change into relationships fostering equity and reciprocity. Rational reenchantment can promote social and environmental…
Descriptors: Ecology, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Equal Education
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Coles, Flournoy A., Jr. – Negro Educational Review, 1973
This article discusses some of the more important economic problems of minorities in the United States, identifying the economics of minorities with the economics of poverty, discrimination, exploitation, urban life, and alienation. (JM)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Educational Resources, Income, Minority Groups
Harper, Peter – Prospects, 1973
Alternatives to the capitalistic Western model of develoment are suggested. Three problems afflicting Western society--alienation, resource exploitation, and eviornmental stability--are discussed and a model which advocates both political and technological change is proposed. (SM)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Needs, Educational Planning
Aker, George F.; Gant, Jack L. – 1980
An understanding of the magnitude of illiteracy or adult undereducation in the southeast U.S. and identification of the social, political, and economic conditions related to it are essential to developing effective policies for reducing or eliminating adult illiteracy in the region. Literacy is defined as the intellectual, social, vocational, and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Economic Development, Educational Needs, Educational Resources
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Bai, Heesoon – Journal of Moral Education, 2012
This paper makes the case that environmental education needs to be taken up as a moral education to the extent that we see the connection between harm and destruction in the environment and harm and destruction within human individuals and their relationship, and proceeds to show this connection by introducing the key notion of human alienation…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Altruism, Environmental Education, Moral Values
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Ross, E. Wayne – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2000
Believes that social educators must respond to alienation in society that is the cause of disconnections among people when trying to build a stronger democracy. Examines the idea of alienation within society and addresses how social educators can keep their values as they teach. (CMK)
Descriptors: Alienation, Citizenship, Democracy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Van Vugt, Mark; Hogan, Robert; Kaiser, Robert B. – American Psychologist, 2008
This article analyzes the topic of leadership from an evolutionary perspective and proposes three conclusions that are not part of mainstream theory. First, leading and following are strategies that evolved for solving social coordination problems in ancestral environments, including in particular the problems of group movement, intragroup…
Descriptors: Leadership, Evolution, Psychology, Game Theory
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Bernhard, Armin – Policy Futures in Education, 2006
The Marxist category "alienation"--the author maintains--contains already all the dimensions necessary to identify and interpret the educational problems of a neo-liberal society going through the process of economic globalisation, without reducing these problems to pure economism. It not only aids in understanding the fragmentation of…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Information Transfer, Educational Philosophy, Global Approach
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Taubman, Stan – Social Work, 1986
Examines the tendency of men to engage in domestic violence and sexual exploitation and presents male sex-role acquisition as a process of psychosocial violence against young boys, which creates a sense of shame, powerlessness, self-alienation, isolation from others, and retaliatory rage and inhibits capacities for intimacy and mutuality.…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Emotional Development, Family Violence, Males
Howe, Louise Kapp, Ed. – 1970
Contents of this book include: "Introduction," Louise Kapp Howe; "The revolt of the white lower-middle class," Pete Hamill; "Life with Cappelli on $101 a week," Harvey Aronson; "Blue-collar marriages and families," Mirra Komarovsky; "Working-class youth: alienation without an image," William Simon and John H. Gagnon; "Greasers, Dupers and Hippies:…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Blue Collar Occupations, Conflict, Ethnic Relations