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Giroux, Henry A
Education and the crisis of public values : challenging the assault on teachers, students, & public education / Henry A. Giroux
New York : Peter Lang, c2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LA217.2 .G54 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Public schools -- United States
Privatization in education -- United States
Physical Description xii, 129 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents In defense of public school teachers in a time of crisis -- When generosity hurts: Bill Gates, public school teachers, and the politics of humiliation -- Teachers without jobs and education without hope: beyond bailouts and the fetish of the measurement trap -- Chartering disaster: why Duncan's corporate-based schools can't deliver an education that matters -- Dumbing down teachers: attacking colleges of education in the name of reform -- Business culture and the death of public education: Mayor Bloomberg, David Steiner, and the politics of corporate "leadership" -- Public intellectuals, the politics of clarity, and the crisis of language -- Paulo Freire and the pedagogy of bearing witness
Series Counterpoints (New York, N.Y.) ; v. 400

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