Our Schools/Our Selves: Spring 2006

Education's Iron Cage and Its Dismantling In the New Global Order
May 1, 2006

Over the last three decades, global capitalism has carried out a full-scale assault on public school systems around the world. This collection of essays, edited by George Martell, describes the range and power of this assault and opens up our understanding of the savage privatization agenda in public education The contributors to this collection come from Australia, Canada, England, First Nations Communities, Latin America, Quebec, Western Europe, South Africa, South America, South Korea and the United States. And they bring more than a story of neo-liberal dominance in our schools. The explore the resistance that is building to this dominance, among students and teachers, parents and communities.

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