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Education & the American dream : conservatives, liberals & radicals debate the future of education

Author: Harvey Holtz
Publisher: Granby, Mass. : Bergin & Garvey, 1989.
Series: Critical studies in education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Education & the American dream.
Granby, Mass. : Bergin & Garvey, 1989
(OCoLC)579028772
Online version:
Education & the American dream.
Granby, Mass. : Bergin & Garvey, 1989
(OCoLC)608166733
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey Holtz
ISBN: 0897891775 9780897891776 0897891767 9780897891769
OCLC Number: 18557014
Notes: Based on a symposium held at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Description: x, 246 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I. Education, values and society --
Education, the family, and traditional values / Phyllis Schlafly --
Educational, pluralism, and equality / Eleanor Smeal --
Part II. Education and social inequality --
Against meritocracy and equality / Russell Kirk --
Education, personal development, and human dignity / Herbert Gintis --
Part III. Computers : great silicon hope or brave new world? --
Computers cannot replace teachers / Donald Barr --
Equality and education in America now / Michael H. Goldhaber --
Part IV. Curriculum : traditional values vs. gender, race, and class --
Religion in school textbooks / Paul C. Vitz --
Curriculum, race, and effective schools / Barbara Sizemore --
The great textbook war / Jerold Starr --
Part V. Forms of pedagogy --
Education, excellence, and the free market / Denis Doyle --
Critical thinking : strategy for diversity / Edwina Battle Vold --
Empowerment as a pedagogy ofpossibility / Roger I. Simon --
Part VI. Teachers : technicians, professionals or intellectuals? --
Confessions of a teacher educator / Kevin Ryan --
Public education and teaching in Pennsylvania / Albert Fondy --
Educational reform and teacher empowerment / Henry A. Giroux --
Part VII. The conservative, liberal, and radical debate --
Two new agendas of education reform / Chester E. Finn Jr. --
On the future of education in America / Roxanne Bradshaw --
The new conservative discourse / Stanley Aronowitz --
Conclusion : Education for the twenty-first century.
Series Title: Critical studies in education series.
Other Titles: Education and the American dream.
Responsibility: edited by Harvey Holtz [and others] ; introduction by Henry A. Giroux and Paulo Freire.

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