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Political Spectacle and the Fate of American Schools (Critical Social Thought)

by Mary Lee Smith

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by RoutledgeFalmer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Organization & management of education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • USA,
  • Educational Policy & Reform,
  • General,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Education / Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Testing & Measurement,
  • Case studies,
  • Political aspects,
  • Political culture,
  • Politics and education,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9397522M
    ISBN 100415932009
    ISBN 109780415932004

      This fanatical political religion, the one that says serious flaws in the character of the Founders renders them all villains, is the philosophy of many American elites, and they have been. quotes from Alexis de Tocqueville: 'The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.', 'Democracy extends the sphere of individual freedom, socialism restricts it. Democracy attaches all possible value to each man; socialism makes each man a mere agent, a mere number.

    The American West, it seemed, presented not just an opportunity for Americans, but also contained within it the very future of the American republic. One could reach his own unique potential—thus separating him through excellence against the demands of a mob—by properly pursuing a liberal education. The four episodes are: (1) "The Common School ()," which provides an overview of U.S. public schools; (2) "As American as Public School ()," which investigates issues of assimilation, pluralism, racism, and ethnic tension within public education; (3)"Equality ()," which looks at issues of public education and social.

      H e’s seen the light. An instant convert. As soon as his campaign advisers told him that he needed the Muslim vote, Biden heard the call of 72 Houris in Heaven. Saying goodbye to . In the spirit of Richard Ben Cramer’s What It Takes and Theodore H. White’s The Making of the President , this classic campaign trail book tells the defining story of a new era in American politics, going deeper behind the scenes of the Obama/Biden and McCain/Palin campaigns than any other account of the historic election.


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