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American Education and Corporations: A History of Affirmative Action (Pedagogy and Popular Culture)

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This work argues that private businesses use public schools as worker training sites, resulting in a devalued teaching force, students as uncritical consumers, and schools as economic markets. Boyles analyzes school-business partnerships, revealing false philanthropy and the ulterior motives behind fast-food reading campaigns and supermarket "sales for schools" promotions. This important book criticizes the practice of privatization itself, revealing it to be a conservative gambit to secure class differences, and not a simple extension of free market business influence into the public sector.

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ISBN:
9780815328216
Other:
Boyles, Deron
Publisher:
Routledge
Other:
Boyles, Deron
Author:
Boyles Deron
Author:
Boyles, Deron
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
Education-General
Series:
Pedagogy and Popular Culture
Publication Date:
20000431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.68x5.68x.52 in. .64 lbs.

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