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American Education and Corporations : The Free Market Goes to School - 98 edition

American Education and Corporations : The Free Market Goes to School (ISBN10: 0815328214; ISBN13: 9780815328216)
ISBN13: 978-0815328216
ISBN10: 0815328214

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0815328223
ISBN10: 0815328222

Summary: 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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Summary: 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. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 98
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Garland Publishing
Published: 04/01/2000
International: No



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