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The Subaltern Speak

Curriculum, Power, and Educational Struggles, 1st Edition

Edited by Michael W. Apple, Kristen L. Buras


302 pages

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The question of whose perspective, experience and history is privileged in educational institutions has shaped curriculum debates for decades. In this insightful collection, Michael W. Apple and Kristen L. Buras interrogate the notion that some knowledge is worth more than others. The Subaltern Speak combines an analysis of the ways in which various forms of power now operate, with a specific focus on spaces in which subaltern groups act to reassert their own perceived identities, cultures and histories.

About the Editors

Michael W. Apple is the John Bascom Professor of Education at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is the author of several best selling Routledge books, including Ideology and Curriculum, Education and Power, and Educating the "Right" Way. Kristen L. Buras is a Wisconsin-Spencer Research Fellow University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General
EDUCATION / Philosophy & Social Aspects