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The Politics of Knowledge in Education
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The Politics of Knowledge in Education (Hardback)

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This book explores the decline of the teaching of epistemic, conceptual knowledge in schools, its replacement with everyday social knowledge, and its relation to changes in the division of labor within the global economy. It argues that the emphasis on social knowledge in postmodern and social constructionist pedagogy compounds the problem, and examines the consequences of these changes for educational opportunity and democracy itself.

EducationEducation TheoryPhilosophy & theory of educationMoral & social purpose of education Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 18/06/2012 ISBN-13: 9780415517492  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Elizabeth Rata is Associate Professor in the School of Critical Studies in Education at the University of Auckland.

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