Miseducating for the Global Economy: How Corporate Power Damages Education and Subverts Students’ Futures
256 pp, $24 pbk, ISBN 978-1-58367-690-5
By Gerald Coles
Reviewed by Phil Armstrong
“In this admirable book, Coles delivers timely and highly thought-provoking insights into the nature of education in the neoliberal global economy. Its primary focus is very much upon the United States, and Coles provides extensive and, for me, highly convincing evidence in support of his arguments. The hegemony of neoliberalism has involved the propagation of a particular narrative concerning the purpose of education; how it should be assessed in terms of success or failure and, crucially, who should take the credit for the former or, as is more usually the case, blame for the latter….”
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