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April 25, 2005

Communities of Difference

It looks like Communities of Difference (Palgrave Macmillan) is finally out. They're taking orders on amazon for it. I've got 2 chapters in it... I hope I get a copy. :)

"This is a collected book that explores and heart and soul of one of the foremost dilemmas of Western culture--the tension between community and individualism--and in doing so, offers a compelling critique of the challenges of communities oif difference facing neo-liberal globalizations. A timely book for unsettling times."--Carlos Alberto Torres, Professor, Univeristy of California, Los Angeles

Table of Contents
Introduction: Communities of Difference--Peter Pericles Trifonas
* Part One: Culture, Difference, Community
* Shredding of the Social Contract: The War Against Children--Henry A. Giroux
* Tackling Difference in the Conservative Heartland of Canada--Darren E. Lund
* Our Political State in an Age of Globalization--John Willinsky
* culture, postmodernity, &education: oil_H2O@no.com--Blaine R. Despr├ęs
* Critical Pedagogy in the Age of Neoliberal Globalization--Peter McLaren
* Part Two: Language, Difference, Community
* The Letter of the Law/The Silence of Letters: Poetic Ruminations on Love and School--Carl Leggo
* Metanarratives of Emancipation--Trevor Norris
* Freirean Literacy: Difference That Makes a Difference--Carlo Ricci
* Crossing the Postmodern Conditions that Divide--Peter Pericles Trifonas and Effie Balomenos
* Part Three: Technology, Difference, Community
* The Technology of Difference: ASCII, Hegemony and the Internet--Jason Nolan
* The Phoneur: Mobile Commerce and the Digital Pedagogies Of the Wireless Web--Robert Luke
* Difference and the Internet--Joel Weiss, Jason Nolan, Vera Nincic
* Learning the Real, Theorizing the Virtual I--Peter Pericles Trifonas, Paulo Ghiraldelli J

Posted by jason at April 25, 2005 08:44 AM


congrats! i am going to check it out

Posted by: stef at April 27, 2005 11:24 PM

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