1st Edition

American Education and Corporations
The Free Market Goes to School

ISBN 9781138313453
Published October 21, 2018 by Routledge
240 Pages

USD $125.00

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Book Description

Originally published in 1998, American Education and Corporations, provides a detailed study of the effects of commercialisation on the public school system. The book provides a powerful indictment of corporate culture and its influence on American public schooling, within a clear theoretical framework. The book looks at the threat of corporate culture to public education and advocates an understanding of the democratic importance of schooling as a public good.

Table of Contents




1. Schools as Sites for Consumer Materialism

2. Corporate Culture and Schools: Consultants in Search of New Markets

3. The Kroger Connection

4. Privatization and the Future of Public Schooling

5. Critically Transitive Teachers


View More