Ideology, Curriculum, and the New Sociology of Education: Revisiting the Work of Michael Apple
For more than three decades Michael Apple has sought to uncover and articulate the connections among knowledge, teaching and power in education. Beginning with Ideology and Curriculum (1979), Apple moved to understand the relationship between and among the economy, political and cultural power in society on the one hand "and the ways in which education is thought about, organized and evaluated" on the other. This edited collection invites several of the world's leading education scholars to reflect on the relationships between education and power and the continued impact of Apple's scholarship. Like Apple's work itself, the essays will span a range of disciplines and inequalities; emancipatory educational practices; and the linkage between the economy and race, class and gender formation in relation to schools.
The move was profound. as Whitty (1985) makes clear, mainstream sociologists of the time often assumed the most important question was that of “access” to educative institutions—what blocked it or what might encourage it.
... not just “how a student acquires more knowledge” (the dominant question in our efficiency minded field), but “why and how particular aspects of the collective culture are presented in school as objective, factual knowledge.
... concerned with questions of knowledge systems and the relationship between symbolic and economic systems, both these symbolic and economic systems have radically changed over the introduction • New Directions.
in forms of poststructuralism and postmodernism, including the work of michel foucault. yoshiko nozaki's chapter opens the section by asking important questions around power and the curriculum. nozaki interrogates the notion of ideology ...
... it begs the question, what happened to sociology of the curriculum? sociology of the curriculum as a form of critical theory was a project of the 1970s that engaged teachers and teacher educators in a critical analysis of the ...
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
Contemporary Theoretical Challenges
On Spaces of Possibility
Critical Education Politics and the Real World
Interviews with Michael W Apple