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Meritocratic education and social worthlessness

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Lampert,Khen

Source:

Palgrave pivot, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, p.142 (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1062.6 .L37 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9925375

Keywords:

Academic achievement, Education--Aims and objectives, Educational psychology, Educational sociology

Abstract:

Contents: 1. Introduction -- 2. Belling the Ring -- 3. Worthlessness as Social Ideology -- 4. The Answer of Meritocracy -- 5. The Folly of Excellence -- 6. The Loss of Responsibility -- 7. The Problem of Worthlessness -- 8. The Difficulty of an Alternative.

Publication Language:

eng