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Remarks for Book Symposium on Schooling Corporate Citizens

Ron Evans has written an impressive series of books that critically examine school reform in the United States, with a specific emphasis on the impact of those reforms on social studies, civics, and democratic education.  In January 2015, I had … Continue reading

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Be Realistic Demand the Impossible: A Rejoinder to Peter Seixas [updated with video]

“Be Realistic Demand the Impossible”[1] Rejoinder to Peter Siexas’s Dangerous indeed: A response to E. Wayne Ross’ ‘Courage of hopelessness’ University of British Columbia Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy Seminar Series: Diverse Perspectives on Curriculum & Pedagogy February 26, 2016 … Continue reading

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The Courage of Hopelessness: Democratic Education in the Age of Empire [Video]

Dr. E. Wayne Ross| Professor, EDCP January 15, 2016 http://seminars.edcp.educ.ubc.ca/seminars2016/EDCP_Jan_15_2016_seminar.mp4 Short Bio: E. Wayne Ross is Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy at UBC. He has written and edited numerous books including: Critical Theories, Radical Pedagogies and Social … Continue reading

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Why the UBC Leadership Crisis Matters Beyond the Ivory Tower

The ongoing drama at University of British Columbia may look like a tempest in a teapot, but the dispute among university governors, managers, and faculty has implications that reach beyond the ivory tower. Two principles are at the heart of … Continue reading

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CFP: Critical Theories in the 21st Century

4th annual: critical theories in the twenty first century: a conference of transformative pedagogies november 6th & 7th location: West Chester University 700 South High St, West Chester, PA 19383 2015 theme: critical pedagogy vs. capital: reigniting the conversation Sponsored by: … Continue reading

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Critical Education to publish articles series “The Media and the Neoliberal Privatization of Education”

Forthcoming articles in the current volume of Critical Education will include a special series examining The Media and the Neoliberal Privatization of Education, edited by Derek R. Ford (Syracuse University), Brad Porfilio (California State University, East Bay), and Rebecca Goldstein (Montclair State … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism and the Degradation of Education (Alternate Routes, Vol. 26)

Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research VOL 26 (2015) NEOLIBERALISM AND THE DEGRADATION OF EDUCATION Edited by Carlo Fanelli, Bryan Evans Contributors to this anthology trace how neoliberalism has impacted education. These effects range from the commercialization and quasi-privatization of pre-school … Continue reading

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Call for chapters: Teaching for Democracy in an Age of Economic Disparity

Call for Book Chapters Teaching for Democracy in an Age of Economic Disparity Editor: Cory Wright-Maley, Ph.D. The book is intended to provide a space for scholars and practitioners to reconsider how we prepare students to engage in a democratic … Continue reading

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Your social studies teacher is wrong, the United States is not a democracy

No, this is not some arcane argument about democratic versus republican forms of government. Rather it is the conclusion of what has been described as the first ever scientific study of the question of whether the United States is a … Continue reading

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New issue of Critical Education: La Batalla Continua: Latina/o Educators Democratizing Educational Practices

New issue of Critical Education: La Batalla Continua: Latina/o Educators Democratizing Educational Practices Vol 2, No 12 (2011) Table of Contents Articles La Batalla Continua: Latina/o Educators Democratizing Educational Practices Marisol O. Ruiz, Luis-Vicente Reyes, Maribel Trujillo, Elizabeth Chavez, Nereida … Continue reading

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