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  • American Educationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Joel Spring?s American Education introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States. In his signature straightforward and concise approach to describing complex issues, Spring illuminates events and topics and that are often overlooked or whitewashed,... more...

  • Corporatism, Social Control, and Cultural Domination in Education: From the Radical Right to Globalizationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Starting with the 1972 publication of his seminal work, Education and the Rise of the Corporate State , Joel Spring has been documenting and analyzing the politics of knowledge and education. Throughout his work he has explored the attempts to use education to advance the economic and political interests of dominant groups. The general term he uses... more...

  • The Cultural Transformation of A Native American Family and Its Tribe 1763-1995by Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    This book describes the impact of U.S. government civilization and education policies on a Native American family and its tribe from 1763 to 1995. While engaged in a personal quest for his family's roots in Choctaw tribal history, the author discovered a direct relationship between educational policies and their impact on his family and tribe. Combining... more...

  • Economization of Educationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    In this timely, cogent analysis of trends and powerful forces shaping global educational policy today, Joel Spring focuses on how economization is making economic growth and increased productivity the main goals of schools, and the ways these goals are achieved?including measuring educational policies by their costs and economic benefits, shaping... more...

  • Educating the Consumer-citizenby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 44.95

    In Educating the Consumer-Citizen: A History of the Marriage of Schools, Advertising, and Media, Joel Spring charts the rise of consumerism as the dominant American ideology of the 21st century. He documents and analyzes how, from the early 19th century through the present, the combined endeavors of schools, advertising, and media have led to the... more...

  • Education Networksby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Education Networks is a critical analysis of the emerging intersection among the global power elite, information and communication technology, and schools. Joel Spring documents and examines the economic and political interests and forces ?including elite networks, the for-profit education industry, data managers, and professional educators ? that... more...

  • Education and the Rise of the Global Economyby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 56.95

    Joel Spring investigates the role of educational policy in the evolving global economy, and the consequences of school systems around the world adapting to meet the needs of international corporations. The new global model for education addresses problems of technological change, the quick exchange of capital, and free markets; policies to resolve... more...

  • Globalization and Educational Rightsby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This is the first book to explore the meaning of equality and freedom of education in a global context and their relationship to the universal right to education. It also proposes evaluating school systems according to their achievement of equality and freedom. Education in the 21st century is widely viewed as a necessary condition for the promotion... more...

  • Globalization of Educationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 42.95

    Continuing Joel Spring?s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Spring introduces readers to the processes, institutions, and forces by which schooling has been globalized and examines the impact... more...

  • Globalization of Educationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Continuing Joel Spring?s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Written in his signature clear, narrative style, Spring introduces the processes, institutions, and forces by which schooling has... more...