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The Education Gospel

The Economic Power of Schooling

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$30.50 • £24.95 • €27.50

ISBN 9780674025455

Publication Date: 09/15/2007


334 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 line illustration, 7 tables


  • Preface
  • Introduction: Believers and Dissenters
  • 1. Transforming the High School
  • 2. Professionalism in Higher Education
  • 3. Dilemmas of the Community College
  • 4. Second Chances in Job Training and Adult Education
  • 5. The American Approach to Vocationalism
  • 6. The Public and Private Benefits of Schooling
  • 7. The Ambiguities of Separating Schooling and Work
  • 8. The Evolution of Inequality
  • 9. Vocationalism and the Education Gospel in the Twenty-First Century
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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