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Schooling in capitalist America : educational reform and the contradictions of economic life

Author: Samuel Bowles; Herbert Gintis
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1976.
Series: Harper torchbooks, 5041.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bowles, Samuel.
Schooling in capitalist America.
New York : Basic Books, ©1976
(OCoLC)621974486
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Bowles; Herbert Gintis
ISBN: 0465072305 9780465072309 0465097189 9780465097180
OCLC Number: 1602016
Description: ix, 340 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt. I. The contradictions of liberal educational reform --
1. Beyond the educational frontier : the great American dream freeze --
2. Broken promises : school reform in retrospect --
pt. II. Education and the structure of economic life --
3. At the root of the problem : the capitalist economy --
4. Education, inequality, and the meritocracy --
5. Education and personal development : the long shadow --
pt. III. The dynamics of educational change --
6. The origins of mass public education --
7. Corporate capital and progressive education --
8. The transformation of higher education and the emerging white-collar proletariat --
9. Capital accumulation, class conflict, and educational change --
pt. IV. Getting there --
10. Educational alternatives --
11. Education, socialism, and revolution.
Series Title: Harper torchbooks, 5041.
Responsibility: Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis.

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