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Revitalizing the commons : cultural and educational sites of resistance and affirmation

Author: C A Bowers
Publisher: Lanham [Md.] : Lexington Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The enclosure of the cultural and environmental commons has been going on for hundreds of years, privatizing what was previously available to all members of the community. Recently, however, the process of enclosure has been accelerated by the spread of economic globalization. This timely look champions the cultural and environmental commons as sites of resistance to this current trend, and explains the nature of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bowers, C.A.
Revitalizing the commons.
Lanham, [Md.] : Lexington Books, ©2006
(OCoLC)654733174
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C A Bowers
ISBN: 0739113348 9780739113349 0739113356 9780739113356
OCLC Number: 61724396
Description: x, 185 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The road not taken : education's complicity in the enclosure of the commons --
Revitalizing the commons of the African-American communities in Detroit (with Rebecca Martusewicz) --
Community-centered approaches to revitalizing the commons --
Understanding the commons within the context of contemporary ideologies --
The choice before us : educational reforms that revitalize or further enclose the commons.
Responsibility: C.A. Bowers.
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This book champions the cultural and environmental commons as sites of resistance to the current trend of economic globalization, and explains the nature of educational reforms that promote  Read more...

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