Power and Education

Contexts of Oppression and Opportunity

  • Antonia Kupfer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Antonia Kupfer
      Pages 1-9
  3. Theories

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Wayne Veck
      Pages 13-25
    3. Peter Mayo
      Pages 41-57
  4. Knowledge

  5. Social Inequality

  6. Empowerment

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 215-222

About this book

Introduction

Education is a crucial influence early in life and is therefore inextricably linked with power. This book examines how education can limit opportunities and create social inequality as well as being an empowering force for good. Theoretical approaches on the relationship of power and education are discussed as are questions on power and knowledge.

Keywords

power education oppression opportunity gender policy social inequality

Editors and affiliations

  • Antonia Kupfer
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical University of DresdenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137415356
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-56959-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-41535-6
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