Teachers Matter… Don’t They? Placing Teachers and Their Work in the Global Knowledge Economy

  • Susttti L. Robertson
Part of the Marxism and Education book series (MAED)


In the conclusion to my book, A. Class Act: Changing Teachers’ Work, the State and Globalisation (2000), I argued:

If history can be read forward… there is a simple lesson to be learned about teachers… the conditions associated with fast capitalism, the rise of the competitive contractual state and the tendency toward individualism and “doing well”…will have created new fissures and progressively fragmented teachers as a unified category of workers. (Pp. 211–213)


World Trade Organization Education Policy Knowledge Economy Charter School Creative Class 
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