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Thirteen Questions Reframing Education's Conversation

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ISBN-10: 0820427691

ISBN-13: 9780820427690

Edition: 2nd 1995 (Revised)

Authors: Joe L. Kincheloe, Shirley R. Steinberg

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Thirteen Questions: Reframing Education's Conversation provides alternative answers to those questions about our educational system that have been answered up till now by an outmoded, conservative, educational agenda. Rather than resting comfortably on a sentimental vision of education's history to provide their answers, the authors take a realistic look at our current educational system and provide sound answers to the most difficult questions.1. What are the basics and are we teaching them?2. Who decides the forms schools have taken and who should decide?3. Is it true that teachers aren't as good as they used to be?4. Do students misbehave more than they used to?5. What is good teaching,…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 322
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Preface to 2nd Edition
Acknowledgements
Introduction: The More Questions We Ask, The More Questions We Ask
The Curriculum: What are the basics and are we teaching them?
Power and Education: Who decides the forms schools have taken, and who should decide?
Teachers Under Suspicion: Is it true that teachers aren't as good as they used to be?
Students Under Suspicion: Do students misbehave more than they used to?
Teacher Education: What is good teaching, and how do we teach people to be good teachers?
Education and Democracy: Should the fact that we live in a democratic society make a difference in what our schools are like?
Women and Education: In what ways does gender affect the educational process?
Race and Education: In what ways does race affect the educational process?
Socioeconomic Class and Education: In what ways does class affect the educational process?
Media and the Schools: What is the Effect of Media on the Educational Experience of Children?
Educational Reform: What have been the effects of the attempts to improve education over the last decade?
Education as a Political Issue: What's missing in the public conversation about education?
Educational Visions: What are schools for and what should we be doing in the name of education?
List of Contributors