Factories for learning : making race, class and inequality in the neoliberal academy (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Factories for learning : making race, class and inequality in the neoliberal academy

Author: Christy Kulz
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.
Series: New ethnographies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book draws on research at Dreamfields Academy, a celebrated secondary school, to explore how neoliberal education models reproduce raced and classed inequalities. -- .

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christy Kulz
ISBN: 9781526116178 1526116170 9781526116192 1526116197
OCLC Number: 1028878835
Description: x, 194 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1 Building new narratives: academies, aspiration and the education market2 Research frameworks: historical representations and formations of race and class meet neoliberal governance 3 Disciplining Dreamfields Academy: a 'well-oiled machine' to combat urban chaos 4 Cohering contradictions and manufacturing belief in Dreamfields' 'good empire' 5 'Urban children' meet the 'buffer zone': mapping the inequitable foundations of Dreamfields' conveyor belt6 Students navigating and negotiating the conveyor belt: aspiration, loss, endurance and fantasy7 Urban chaos and the imagined other: remaking middle-class hegemony8 Remaking inequalities in the neoliberal institutionIndex -- .
Series Title: New ethnographies
Responsibility: Christy Kulz ; foreword by Heidi Safia Mirza.

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'Kulz's brilliant and chilling ethnography of Dreamfields Academy shows that students no longer merely learn to labour, as Paul Willis once put it, but rather education itself becomes a factory. Read more...

 
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