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Toward a New Common School Movement
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Paradigm Pub
Publication date September 30, 2013
Pages 125
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781612054407
ISBN-10 1612054404
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.62 lbs.
Original list price $160.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Toward a New Common School Movement is a bold and urgent call to action.The authors argue that corporate school reform in the United States represents a failed project subverted by profiteering, corruption, and educational inequalities.Toward a New Common School Movement suggests that educational privatization and austerity are not simply bad policies but represent a broader redistribution of control over social life-that is, the enclosure of the global commons. This condition requires far more than a liberal defense of public schooling. It requires recovering elements of the radical progressive educational tradition while generating a new language of the common suitable to the unique challenges of the global era. Toward a New Common School Movement traces the history of struggles over public schooling in the United States and provides a set of ethical principles for enacting the commons in educational policy, finance, labor, curriculum, and pedagogy. Ultimately, it argues for global educational struggles in common for a just and sustainable future beyond the crises of neoliberalism and predatory capitalism.

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Hardcover
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With Alexander J. Means, Noah De Lissovoy | from Paradigm Pub (September 30, 2013)
9781612054407 | details & prices | 125 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.62 lbs | List price $160.00
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Paperback
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With Alexander J. Means, Noah De Lissovoy | from Paradigm Pub (February 27, 2015)
9781612054414 | details & prices | 125 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.36 lbs | List price $49.95

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