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Postmodernism and education

Author: Robin Usher; Richard Edwards
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1994.
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Explores the nature of postmodernism, providing an introduction to key writers in the field such as Lacan, Derrida, Foucault and Lyotard, and examines the impact of this thinking on the contemporary  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Usher; Richard Edwards
ISBN: 0415102804 9780415102803 0415102812 9780415102810
OCLC Number: 29952699
Description: 246 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Postmodernism, Postmodernity and the Postmodern Moment --
2. Speaking 'Truthfully': Science, Psychology and Subjectivity --
3. Knowing Oneself: Subjectivity and Mastery --
4. Subject Disciplines and Disciplining Subjects: The Subject in Education --
5. Examining the Case: Competences and Management --
6. The 'End' of the Educational Project --
7. Education and Textuality --
8. Telling Stories: The Legitimising of Knowledge --
9. The End of the Story: Education, Efficiency and Resistance --
10. The Cultivation of Desire --
11. Catching the (Last) Post.
Responsibility: Robin Usher and Richard Edwards.
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