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“Schooling And The Emergence Of Free-Market Authoritarianism: The Struggle For Democratic Life”

(This essay,  first appeared at 3 Quarks Daily. Reprinted with permission.)
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What is commonsense to most people who received a K-12 public education in the United States is that every formal system of state schooling throughout the modern world is designed to educate its students to develop, what Charles Lemert calls “sociologically competencies” within whatever ideological system is dominating at the time of their schooling. Continue reading “Schooling And The Emergence Of Free-Market Authoritarianism: The Struggle For Democratic Life”