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Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Jessica Gerrard

Abstract

Education has long been central to the struggle for radical social change. Yet, as social class inequalities sustain and deepen, it is increasingly difficult to conceptualise and understand the possibility for ‘emancipatory’ education. In Radical Childhoods Jessica Gerrard takes up this challenge by theoretically considering how education might contribute to radical social change, alongside an in-depth comparative historical enquiry. Attending to the shifting nature of class, race, and gender relations in British society, this book offers a thoughtful account of two of the most significant com ... More

Keywords: community-based schooling, class, race, gender, socialism, black politics, social history, radical education, counter-publics, critical social theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780719090219
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jessica Gerrard, author