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The great American education-industrial complex : ideology, technology, and profit

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Sociocultural, political, and historical studies in education (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb LC1085.2 .P53 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9941208

Keywords:

Academic-industrial collaboration--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction to the education-industrial complex and the power of networks -- The flat world as shaped by the shadow elite -- Technology in American education -- Corporate influences : no child left behind, privatization, and commercialization -- Profits, products and privatization -- Foundations and think tanks : policies and ideas supporting the educational-industrial complex -- Media : news media, edutainment and the education-industrial complex -- Conclusion: "a nation at risk" redux.

Publication Language:

eng