Schooling the Symbolic Animal

Social and Cultural Dimensions of Education

by Bradley A. U. Levinson, Kathryn M. Borman, Margaret Eisenhart, Michele Foster, Amy E. Fox, Keith Basso, Gregory Bateson, Howard S. Becker, Caroline Bledsoe, Yehudi Cohen, Connel et al, R. W.,, Emile Durkheim, Donna Eder, Margaret Eisenhart, Julianna Flinn, Signithia Fordham, Clifford Geertz, James B.Greenberg, Dr. Shirley Brice Heath, Jules Henry, Dorothy Holland, Bradley A. U. Levinson, Margaret Mead, Hugh Mehan, Jan Nespor, John Ogbu, Sherry Ortner, Deborah Reed-Danahay, Laura Rival, Margaret Sutton, Carlos Velez-Ibáñez,

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  • 1461643279
  • 9780742501195
  • 9781461643272
This anthology introduces some of the most influential literature shaping our understanding of the social and cultural foundations of education today. Together the selections provide students a range of approaches for interpreting and designing educational experiences worthy of the multicultural societies of our present and future. The reprinted selections are contextualized in new interpretive essays written specifically for this volume.
  • Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; November 2000
  • ISBN 9781461643272
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  • Title: Schooling the Symbolic Animal
  • Author: Bradley A. U. Levinson (ed.); Kathryn M. Borman (ed.); Margaret Eisenhart (ed.); Michele Foster (ed.); Amy E. Fox (ed.); Keith Basso (contrib.); Gregory Bateson (contrib.); Howard S. Becker (contrib.); Caroline Bledsoe (contrib.); Yehudi Cohen (contrib.); Connel et al, R. W., (contrib.); Emile Durkheim (contrib.); Donna Eder (contrib.); Margaret Eisenhart (contrib.); Julianna Flinn (contrib.); Signithia Fordham (contrib.); Clifford Geertz (contrib.); James B.Greenberg (contrib.); Dr. Shirley Brice Heath (contrib.); Jules Henry (contrib.); Dorothy Holland (contrib.); Bradley A. U. Levinson (contrib.); Margaret Mead (contrib.); Hugh Mehan (contrib.); Jan Nespor (contrib.); John Ogbu (contrib.); Sherry Ortner (contrib.); Deborah Reed-Danahay (contrib.); Laura Rival (contrib.); Margaret Sutton (contrib.); Carlos Velez-Ibáñez (contrib.); Raymond Williams (contrib.)
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  • 9780742501195
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In The Press

Levinson and his coworkers have put together a useful and interesting book, consisting of a good sampling of what anthropologists interested in education have said, canted towards those who have said it in recognizable anthropological terms, and with some regard for the canons of anthropological discource. We can applaud this effort.

About The Author

Bradley A. U. Levinson is assistant professor of education and adjunct assistant professor of anthropology at Indiana University.

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  • 1461643279
  • 9780742501195
  • 9781461643272