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Intellectuals, culture and public policy in France : approaches from the left

Author: Jeremy Ahearne
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2010.
Series: Studies in social and political thought, 19.
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French intellectuals have always defined themselves in political terms. It explores the policy engagement of intellectuals such as Pierre Bourdieu, Michel de Certeau, Andre Malraux, Catherine  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Ahearne
ISBN: 9781846312458 1846312450
OCLC Number: 1041458127
Notes: Índice.
Description: vii, 244 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction: Focus and LimitsPart One: Frameworks1 Intellectuals and public policy in France: an Overview2 Intellectuals within policy processes: Conceptual approachesPart Two: Probes3 Laicity: architects and Interpreters Prophets and Architects: Condorcet, Quinet, Buisson Interpreting Laicity: The Debray and Stasi Reports (2002, 2003)4 The expression and critique of Cultural policy: Andre Malraux and Pierre Bourdieu Andre Malraux Pierre Bourdieu5 Curriculum reform and Intellectuals: the Common and the General Equality and the Idea of a Common Culture The Langevin-Wallon Report (1944-1947) Pierre Bourdieu: The College de France and the Bourdieu-Gros Reports (1985 and 1989) Edgar Morin: 'Quels savoirs enseigner dans les lycees?' (1998)6. Cultural Democracy: representation, institutions and experimentation Francis Jeanson Michel de Certeau7 Television: anxiety and care The Kriegel Report (2002) The Clement Report (2002)ConclusionBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Studies in social and political thought, 19.
Responsibility: Jeremy Ahearne.


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An interesting and stimulating read ... I shall be recommending elements of this book as higher-level reading for students taking undergraduate modules on 'Republican values' and the French education Read more...

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