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The Resource The feel-good curriculum : the dumbing-down of America's kids in the name of self-esteem, Maureen Stout

The feel-good curriculum : the dumbing-down of America's kids in the name of self-esteem, Maureen Stout

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The feel-good curriculum : the dumbing-down of America's kids in the name of self-esteem
Title
The feel-good curriculum
Title remainder
the dumbing-down of America's kids in the name of self-esteem
Statement of responsibility
Maureen Stout
Title variation
Dumbing-down of America's kids in the name of self-esteem
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stout, Maureen
Dewey number
306.43
Index
index present
LC call number
LC191.4
LC item number
.S76 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education
  • Teachers
  • Self-esteem
  • Educational change
  • Éducation
  • Enseignants
  • Estime de soi
  • Enseignement
Label
The feel-good curriculum : the dumbing-down of America's kids in the name of self-esteem, Maureen Stout
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-299) and index
Contents
Introduction: The false prophet of self-esteem -- Part I. Creating a culture of therapy: How we got here from there. What is school for, anyway? -- Inside the Ed School: The politics of teacher education -- What's so progressive about this: Child-centered education and the transformation of the American public school -- Part II. Therapy nation: Culture and schooling in contemporary America. The rake's progress: Self-esteem takes over -- Nothing more than feelings: The naked truth about self-esteem -- Practicing self-esteem: Magic, myths, and masquerades -- Part III. Challenging the consequences of self-esteem. Too many degrees of separation: Self-esteem and the death of community -- The return of ethics in education: Answering emotivism -- Back to the future: From cynicism to skepticism and hope -- Epilogue: Education for a new millennium
Control code
18287685
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 313 p.
Isbn
9780738204352
Lccn
99068947
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm43398620
  • (OCoLC)43398620
Label
The feel-good curriculum : the dumbing-down of America's kids in the name of self-esteem, Maureen Stout
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-299) and index
Contents
Introduction: The false prophet of self-esteem -- Part I. Creating a culture of therapy: How we got here from there. What is school for, anyway? -- Inside the Ed School: The politics of teacher education -- What's so progressive about this: Child-centered education and the transformation of the American public school -- Part II. Therapy nation: Culture and schooling in contemporary America. The rake's progress: Self-esteem takes over -- Nothing more than feelings: The naked truth about self-esteem -- Practicing self-esteem: Magic, myths, and masquerades -- Part III. Challenging the consequences of self-esteem. Too many degrees of separation: Self-esteem and the death of community -- The return of ethics in education: Answering emotivism -- Back to the future: From cynicism to skepticism and hope -- Epilogue: Education for a new millennium
Control code
18287685
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 313 p.
Isbn
9780738204352
Lccn
99068947
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm43398620
  • (OCoLC)43398620

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