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By Larry Bencze, Steve Alsop

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ISBN-13: 9789400743595

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ISBN-13: 9789400743601

This assortment examines problems with company, energy, politics and identification as they relate to technological know-how and know-how and schooling, inside of modern settings. Social, fiscal and ecological critique and reform are tested via a number of contributing authors, from various overseas contexts. those chapters learn urgent pedagogical questions inside of socio-scientific contexts, together with petroleum economies, nutrients justice, healthiness, environmentalism, weather swap, social media and biotechnologies.
Readers will detect some distance attaining inquiries into activism as an open query for technology and expertise schooling, citizenship and democracy. The authors name at the paintings of sought after students in the course of the a long time, together with Bourdieu, Foucault, Giroux, Jasanoff, Kierkegaard, Marx, Nietzsche, Rancière and Žižek.
The program of severe theoretical scholarship to mainstream practices in technological know-how and know-how schooling distinguishes this publication, and this deep, theoretical therapy is complemented via many grounded, extra pragmatic exemplars of activist pedagogies. functional examples are set in the public sphere, inside of chosen new social pursuits, and in addition inside of extra formal institutional settings, together with simple and secondary faculties, and better schooling.
These assembled discussions supply a foundation for a extra extensively reflexive remodeling of technology and expertise schooling. academic coverage makers, technology schooling students, and technology and know-how educators, among others, will locate this paintings thought-provoking, instructive and informative.

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