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Literacies of Power: What Americans Are Not Allowed to Know

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  • Literacies of Power: What Americans Are Not Allowed to Know (Westview Press) – Hardcover (1994)
    by Donaldo P Macedo

    Literacies of Power: What Americans Are Not Allowed to Know
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    Hardcover, Westview Press
    1994
    English
    206 pages

    ISBN: 0813322529
    ISBN-13: 9780813322520

    According to Donaldo Macedo, an educational legacy exists that stifles critical thinking in favor of indoctrination and specialization. The educational system has lost sight of its responsibility to prepare students in the kind of broad, critical thinking necessary for responsible citizenship. Challenging conservatives Allan Bloom, E.D. Hirsch, and others, Macedo shows why so-called common culture literacy is a form of dominant cultural reproduction that undermines independent thought and goes against the best interests of ... Show more

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