Education and neoliberal globalization

Morley, Louise, Marginson, Simon and Blackmore, Jill (2014) Education and neoliberal globalization. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 35 (3). pp. 457-468. ISSN 0142-5692

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Abstract

This collection of essays is about the struggle between the evils of neoliberalism and the unquestioned goodness of Freirean theory. The essays ‘of opposition’ were written and delivered by Carlos Alberto Torres to diverse audiences and in different locations and languages. Yet they contain one overarching message suggesting that neoliberal globalization can be contested, challenged, and undermined by illuminating the moral weakness upon which it has been constructed. The central argument is that neoliberal globalization is leading education away from the state and towards the commodification of a market-led provision. As such, the potential for exploitation, social exclusion and inequalities is increasing.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Education and Social Work > Education
Subjects: L Education
Depositing User: Claire Prater
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2015 11:39
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2015 11:39
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/57998
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