Class Choreographies, Elite Schools and Globalization

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Provides a unique analysis of how elite schools harness globalization in the interests of privilege and power
Introduction.- Chapter 1. Little England's 'Public Schools'.- Chapter 2. Colonialism, Capitalism and Christianity.- Chapter 3. Mobilizing the Past in the Changing Present.- Chapter 4. Principal Experiments on the Global Stage.- Chapter 5. Curriculum Contestations.- Chapter 6. Students on the Move.- Chapter 7. The Art of Privilege.- Conclusion: Looking Back, Looking Ahead.
Elite schools have always been social choreographers par excellence. The world over, they put together highly dexterous performances as they stage and restage changing relations of ruling. They are adept at aligning their social choreographies to shifting historical conditions and cultural tastes. In multiple theatres, they now regularly rehearse the irregular art of being global. Elite schools around the world are positioned at the intersecting pinnacles of various scales, systems and regimes of social, cultural, political and economic power. They have much in common but are also diverse. They illustrate how various modalities of power are enjoyed and put to work and how educational and social inequalities are shaped and shifted. They, thus, speak to the social zeitgeist. This book dissects this intricate choreography.
Autor: Jane Kenway, Johannah Fahey, Debbie Epstein, Aaron Koh, Cameron McCarthy, Fazal Rizvi
Jane Kenway is Australian Research Council Professorial Fellow, Professor of Global Education Studies at Monash University, Australia, and an elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, Australia.

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Autor: Jane Kenway
ISBN-13 :: 9781137549600
ISBN: 1137549602
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.12.2017
Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Gewicht: 511g
Seiten: 281
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 2016
Sonstiges: Buch, 218x154x25 mm, Bibliographie
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