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Postmodern Education

Politics, Culture, and Social Criticism

1990
Authors:

Stanley Aronowitz and Henry A. Giroux

Postmodern Education

The first book to offer a systematic look at the significance of postmodernist ideas for education.

The first book to offer a systematic look at the significance of postmodernist ideas for education.

“In Postmodern Education Aronowitz and Giroux are architects of the imagination, presenting essays of political, social, and cultural criticism aimed at altering the ways we understand the existing social order and act to change the conditions of our lives.” --Afterimage

"In Postmodern Education Aronowitz and Giroux are architects of the imagination, presenting essays of political, social, and cultural criticism aimed at altering the ways we understand the existing social order and act to change the conditions of our lives.” Afterimage

This book offers and opinionated analysis of today’s polemics surrounding the topic of education and society. Aronowitz and Giroux present a conceptual framework for charting the future directions educational theory and practice might take and continue the debate begun in their previous book, Education Under Siege, which was named one of the most significant books in education by the American Educational Studies Association in 1986.

"In Postmodern Education Aronowitz and Giroux are architects of the imagination, presenting essays of political, social, and cultural criticism aimed at altering the ways we understand the existing social order and act to change the conditions of our lives.” Afterimage

Postmodern Education

Stanley Aronowitz is professor of sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the author of Science as Power, The Crisis in Historical Materialism: Class, Politics, and Culture in Marxist Theory, and Education under Siege with Henry A. Giroux.

Henry A. Giroux is professor of education at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He is the author of Schooling and the Struggle for Public Life: Critical Pedagogy in the Modern Age, Teachers as Intellectuals, Popular Culture and Critical Pedagogy, Schooling, Politics, and Cultural Struggle, and Education under Siege.

Postmodern Education

"In Postmodern Education Aronowitz and Giroux are architects of the imagination, presenting essays of political, social, and cultural criticism aimed at altering the ways we understand the existing social order and act to change the conditions of our lives.” Afterimage