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Gramsci and education

Author: Carmel Borg; Joseph A Buttigieg; Peter Mayo
Publisher: Lanham, Md. ; Oxford : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002.
Series: Culture and politics series.
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"Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) is one of the major social and political theorists of the 20th century whose work has had an enormous influence on several fields, including educational theory and practice. Gramsci and Education demonstrates the relevance of Antonio Gramsci's thought for contemporary educational debates. The essays are written by scholars located in different parts of the world, a number of whom are  Read more...

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Gramsci and education.
Lanham, Md. ; Oxford : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002
Named Person: Antonio Gramsci; Antonio Gramsci; Antonio Gramsci; Antonio Gramsci
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carmel Borg; Joseph A Buttigieg; Peter Mayo
ISBN: 0742500322 9780742500327 0742500330 9780742500334
OCLC Number: 50714709
Description: 335 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Gramsci and education: a holistic approach / Carmel Borg, Joseph A. Buttigieg, Peter Mayo --
Hegemony and rhetoric: political education in Gramsci / Benedetto Fontana --
Rethinking cultural politics and radical pedagogy in the work of Antonio Gramsci / Henry A. Giroux --
Antonio Gramsci: the message and the images / Attilio Monasta --
Gramsci and the unitarian school: paradoxes and possibilities / Carmel Borg, Peter Mayo --
Gramsci's theory of education: schooling and beyond / Stanley Aronowitz --
Education, the role of intellectuals, and democracy: a Gramscian reflection / Joseph A. Buttigieg --
On "a dog chasing its tail": Gramsci's challenge to the sociology of knowledge / John Baldacchino --
The specter of Gramsci: revolutionary praxis and the committed intellectual / Peter McLaren [and others] --
Gramsci and popular education in Latin America: from revolution to democratic transition / Raymond A. Morrow, Carlos Alberto Torres --
Antonio Gramsci's contributions to radical adult education / Paula Allman --
Working-class learning, cultural transformation, and democratic political education: Gramsci's legacy / D.W. Livingstone --
Antonio Gramsci and Raymond Williams: workers, intellectuals, and adult education / W.J. Morgan --
Metaphors for an educative politics: "common sense," "good sense," and educating adults / Diana C. Coben --
Gramsci and the current debate on multicultural education / Ursula Apitzsch --
The postmodern prince: Gramsci and anonymous intellectual practice / Jerrold L. Kachur.
Series Title: Culture and politics series.
Responsibility: edited by Carmel Borg, Joseph Buttigieg and Peter Mayo.
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This collection demonstrates the relevance of Antonio Gramsci's thought for contemporary educational debates. The essays deal with a range of areas, including schooling, adult education in general,  Read more...


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Borg, Buttigieg, and Mayo's beautifully crafted collection shoots Antonio Gramsci to the heart of any project for transforming education and society. Gramsci and Education has leading international Read more...

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