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This is the Reprint edition with a publication date of 10/18/2011.
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A classic work of radical educational theory and a progressive economic vision of equity and equality in America's schools.
Samuel Bowles is research professor and director of the behavioral sciences program at the Santa Fe Institute and emeritus professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts. Herbert Gintis is an external professor at Ihe Santa Fe institute and emeritus professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts.
Table of Contents
|Preface to the 2011 Edition: Schooling in Capitalist America Revisited||p. ix|
|The Contradictions of Liberal Education Reform|
|Beyond the Educational Frontier: The Great American Dream Freeze||p. 3|
|Broken Promises: School Reform in Retrospect||p. 18|
|Education and the Structure of Economic Life|
|At the Root of the Problem: The Capitalist Economy||p. 53|
|Education, Inequality, and the Meritocracy||p. 102|
|Education and Personal Development: The Long Shadow of Work||p. 125|
|The Dynamics of Educational Change|
|The Origins of Mass Public Education||p. 151|
|Corporate Capital and Progressive Education||p. 180|
|The Transformation of Higher Education and the Emerging White-Collar Proletariat||p. 201|
|Capital Accumulation, Class Conflict, and Educational Change||p. 224|
|Getting There||p. 245|
|Educational Alternatives||p. 264|
|Education, Socialism, and Revolution||p. 289|
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