9780415995511

The Worldliness of a Cosmopolitan Education: Passionate Lives in Public Service

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415995511

  • ISBN10:

    0415995515

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-06-03
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Pinar positions himself against three pressing problems of the profession:

Author Biography

William F. Pinar teaches curriculum theory at the University of British Columbia, where he holds a Canada Research Chair and directs the Centre for the Study of the Internationalization of Curriculum Studies.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
"The Problem of My Life and Flesh"p. 3
On Strategically Dysfunctional Essentialism, and Other Problems of the Not-Exactly-Cosmopolitan Presentp. 19
On the Agony and Ecstasy of the Particularp. 21
Only the Sign is for Salep. 36
A Declaration of Independencep. 45
Passionate Lives in Public Servicep. 57
Jane Addams: A "Person of Marked Individuality"p. 59
Religion, Love, and Democracy in Laura Bragg's Boxesp. 83
Pier Paolo Pasolini: A Most "Excellent Pedagogist"p. 99
Epiloguep. 143
Notesp. 147
Bibliographyp. 196
Indexp. 215
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