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Contradictions of Control

School Structure and School Knowledge, 1st Edition

By Linda M. McNeil

Routledge

264 pages

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McNeil traces the poor quality of high school instruction t the tensions between the social control purposes of schooling and the schools' educational goals.

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"Professor McNeil presents a powerful indictment of the `control' mentality that continues to plague American education--often under the banner of reform." -- Albert Shanker, President, The American Federation of Teachers

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Critical Social Thought

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General