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What counts as mathematics? : technologies of power in adult and vocational education

Author: Gail E Fitzsimons
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2002.
Series: Mathematics education library, v. 28.
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In this text historical, sociological, and practical elements of mathematics within vocational education are set against the emerging impact of technology. Differences between the institution and the workplace are raised as sources of tension.
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Fitzsimons, Gail E.
What counts as mathematics?.
Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2002
(DLC) 2002073165
(OCoLC)49905796
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gail E Fitzsimons
ISBN: 0306476835 9780306476839 1402006683 9781402006685
OCLC Number: 51933260
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 274 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preliminaries; ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND DEDICATION; TABLE OF CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; PRELUDE; CHAPTER 1 WHAT COUNTS ASMATHEMATICS? INSTITUTIONS AND; CHAPTER 2 TECHNOLOGY, MATHEMATICS, AND INDUSTRY; CHAPTER 3 INTERLUDE; CHAPTER 4 TECHNOLOGIES OF POWER: RECONTEXTUALISING TEXTS; CHAPTER 5 TECHNOLOGIES OF POWER: THE RECONTEXTUALISING FIELD; CHAPTER 6 TECHNOLOGIES OF POWER: KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION; CHAPTER 7 CONCLUSION; APPENDIX 1: GLOSSARY OF ACRONYMS; REFERENCES; NAME INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX.
Series Title: Mathematics education library, v. 28.
Responsibility: by Gail E. Fitzsimons.
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