Benign Violence: Education in and beyond the Age of Reason

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Benign Violence: Education in and beyond the Age of Reason - Allen, Ansgar
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Education is a violent act, yet this violence is concealed by its good intent. Education presents itself as a distinctly improving, enabling practice. Even its most radical critics assume that education is, at core, an incontestable social good. Setting education in its political context, this book, now in paperback, offers a history of good intentions, ranging from the birth of modern schooling and modern examination, to the rise (and fall) of meritocracy. In challenging all that is well-intentioned in education, it ...

Benign Violence: Education in and beyond the Age of Reason 2014, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9781137272850

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Benign Violence: Education in and beyond the Age of Reason 2014, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9781137593924

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