By Larry Bencze,Steve Alsop
This assortment examines problems with business enterprise, strength, politics and id as they relate to technology and know-how and schooling, inside of modern settings. Social, financial and ecological critique and reform are tested by way of quite a few contributing authors, from a variety of foreign contexts. those chapters research urgent pedagogical questions inside socio-scientific contexts, together with petroleum economies, nutrition justice, health and wellbeing, environmentalism, weather switch, social media and biotechnologies.
Readers will notice some distance achieving inquiries into activism as an open query for technological know-how and expertise schooling, citizenship and democracy. The authors name at the paintings of sought after students in the course of the a while, together with Bourdieu, Foucault, Giroux, Jasanoff, Kierkegaard, Marx, Nietzsche, Rancière and Žižek.
The program of severe theoretical scholarship to mainstream practices in technology and know-how schooling distinguishes this publication, and this deep, theoretical therapy is complemented through many grounded, extra pragmatic exemplars of activist pedagogies. functional examples are set in the public sphere, inside chosen new social activities, and likewise inside extra formal institutional settings, together with straightforward and secondary colleges, and better schooling.
These assembled discussions supply a foundation for a extra noticeably reflexive transforming of technology and expertise schooling. academic coverage makers, technological know-how schooling students, and technology and expertise educators, among others, will locate this paintings thought-provoking, instructive and informative.
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