Book Review Michael Apple

POST-16 EDUCATOR: ISSUE 73   www.post16educator.org.uk 

SOCIETY HAS TO CHANGE EDUCATION BUT HOW?17128827

Asks Patrick Ainley in a review of Michael Apple’s Can Education Change Society? (Routledge 2013, 9780415875332, pp.188, £23.99) that revisits some of the previous discussion in PSEs 71 & 72 over education and social control

Michael Apple disarmingly answers the perennial question of his title by saying, ‘It depends’. What it depends on he develops over the next 187 pages ‘from the position of multiple oppressed groups’, rather than in terms of the orthodoxy that education can change society ‘only if it overtly challenges class and capitalism’ (12)…………

Download  Apple

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s