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  • Official Knowledgeby Michael W. Apple

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.07

    This third edition of Official Knowledge , a classic text from one of education’s most distinguished scholars, challenges readers to critically examine how certain knowledge comes to be “official,” and whose agendas this knowledge represents. A probing and award-winning study, this new edition builds on the tradition of its predecessors to question... more...

  • The Very Thirsty Vampireby Michael Teitelbaum; Jon Apple

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99

    In this hilarious parody of a children’s classic, and a follow-up to its highly successful cousin, The Very Hungry Zombie , The Very Thirsty Vampire presents a charming little fellow with a very specific kind of thirst. As he drinks his way through a variety of bartenders, baristas, wine stewards, soda jerks, and other venders of fine beverages... more...

  • Cultural and Economic Reproduction in Educationby Michael W. Apple

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.80

    First published in 1982, this collection of essays provides an analysis of education’s contradictory role in social reproduction. It looks at the complex relations between the economic, political and cultural spheres of society, both historically and at the time of publication, and hones the wider range of debate in on education. This volume will... more...

  • The Struggle for Democracy in Educationby Michael W. Apple

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 39.80

    The Struggle for Democracy in Education extends the insightful arguments Michael W. Apple provided in Can Education Change Society? It provides detailed examinations of both local and system-wide struggles around conflicting versions of democracy. Grounded in a key set of ethical and political responsibilities for those who care deeply about education,... more...

  • The Strong State and Curriculum Reformby Leonel Lim; Michael W. Apple

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.09

    As Asian education systems increasingly take on a stronger presence on the global educational landscape, of special interest is an understanding of the ways in which many of these states direct their schools towards higher achievement. What is missing, however, are accounts that take seriously the particular construction of the strong, developmental... more...

  • The Politics of the Textbookby Michael Apple; Linda Christian-Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.80

    First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Subaltern Speakby Michael W. Apple; Kristen L. Buras

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.43

    The question of whose perspective, experience and history is privileged in educational institutions has shaped curriculum debates for decades. In this insightful collection, Michael W. Apple and Kristen L. Buras interrogate the notion that some knowledge is worth more than others. The Subaltern Speak combines an analysis of the ways in which various... more...

  • Critical Literacyby Eugene F. Provenzo; Michael W. Apple

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.09

    In Critical Literacy Eugene F. Provenzo Jr. challenges E. D. Hirsch's assumptions about culture and education. Calling for a broader and more democratic vision than Hirsch, Provenzo critiques Hirsch's legacy up through the current conservative educational agenda for education which, he argues, denies, not only the United States' diversity, but its... more...

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Educationby Michael W. Apple; Wayne Au; Luis Armando Gandin

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Education is the first authoritative reference work to provide an international analysis of the relationship between power, knowledge, education, and schooling. Rather than focusing solely on questions of how we teach efficiently and effectively, contributors to this volume push further to also think... more...

  • The Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Educationby Michael W. Apple; Stephen J. Ball; Luis Armando Gandin

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 83.95

    This collection brings together many of the world’s leading sociologists of education to explore and address key issues and concerns within the discipline. The thirty-seven newly commissioned chapters draw upon theory and research to provide new accounts of contemporary educational processes, global trends, and changing and enduring forms of social... more...