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Late to Class
Late to Class (April 2007)
Social Class and Schooling in the New Economy
Jane A. Van Galen - Editor
George W. Noblit - Editor
Michael W. Apple - Foreword by

2007 AESA Critics’ Choice Award

Looks at the educational experiences of poor, working class, and middle class students against the backdrop of complicated class stratification in a shifting global economy.

Late to Class presents theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical perspectives on social class and schooling in the United States. Grounding their analyses at the intersections of c...(Read More)
Education/Technology/Power (July 1998)
Educational Computing as a Social Practice
Michael W. Apple - Editor
Hank Bromley - Editor

With a focus on educational computing, this book examines how technological practices align with or subvert existing forms of dominance. Examines the important question: Is the enormous financial investment school districts are making in computing technology a good idea?

"This book provides a powerful set of metaphors and linkages for thinking about technology in relation to education. It urges us to move beyond questions of instructio...(Read More)
The Curriculum
The Curriculum (April 1998)
Problems, Politics, and Possibilities (Second Edition)
Landon E. Beyer - Editor
Michael W. Apple - Editor

This new edition of the classic text extends the scope of critically-oriented work in curriculum studies.

"This is an excellent, carefully edited, well-produced curriculum reader that deserves to do very well indeed, if only because it embodies so much that James B. Macdonald taught about the study of the curriculum; namely that it is a human endeavor, not a scientific pursuit." -- Comparative Education Revi...(Read More)
Politics of Education
Politics of Education (July 1990)
Essays from Radical Teacher
Susan Gushee O'Malley - Editor
Robert C. Rosen - Editor
Leonard Vogt - Editor
Michael W. Apple - Foreword by

This book brings together thirty of the best essays from Radical Teacher. The journal is devoted to feminist and socialist approaches to teaching--to showing teachers how to democratize the classroom and empower students.

The articles included here have been chosen for their continuing usefulness to school and college teachers with emphasis on critical pedagogy as well as radical course content. These essays prov...(Read More)
The Curriculum
The Curriculum (August 1988)
Problems, Politics, and Possibilities
Landon E. Beyer - Editor
Michael W. Apple - Editor

"In this time of a conservative anti-intellectual backlash, this volume is most significant. It is both important in itself and for the field. A good strong volume. Excellent work." -- Steven Selden

"I am very enthusiastic about this volume. The editors are two of the most insightful scholars in curriculum (and related areas) studies today. They are eminently qualified to write about the political and value dimensions of curriculu...(Read More)
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