Attention: This site looks better in the latest Mozilla or Internet Explorer.

The Learning Conference 2003

Home | Newsletter | Call for Papers | Register

Presentation Details

 

The Global and the Local: A Marxist Critique of Postmodernism/Poststructuralism in Educational Theory

Mike Cole.


Concentrating on some of the work of Elizabeth Atkinson, Patti Lather and Judith Baxter, I argue that such claims are illusory. I make the case that Marxism remains the only viable option in the pursuit of social change and social justice.

Presenters

Mike Cole  (United Kingdom)
Senior Lecturer in Education
School of Education
University of Brighton

Mike Cole is senior lecturer in Education and Education Research and Publications Mentor in the Faculty of Education and Sport and the University of Brighton and has published extensively in the field of education and social justice

Keywords
  • Postmodernism
  • Poststructuralism
  • Marxism
  • Educational Theory
Person as Subject
  • Atkinson, Elizabeth Lather, Patti Baxter, Judith



(30min Presentation, English)