Compton, Mary

The Global Assault on Teaching, Teachers, and their Unions Stories for Resistance

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Table of contents

Part I. Neoliberalism, Teachers, and Teaching Understanding the Assault

1. The global Assault on Teachers, Teaching, and Teacher Unions
Mary Compton, Lois Weiner

2. “Remaking the World” Neoliberalism and the Transformation of Education and Teachers’ Labor
Susan L. Robertson

Part II. Neoliberalism’s Global Footprint

3. Education Reform under Strangulation
John Nyambe

4. Teaching for the factory neoliberalism in mexican education
Rodolfo Rincones, Elaine Hampton, Cesar Silva

5. Neoliberal Education in Denmark
Jette Steensen

6. Higher and Tertiary Education in the West Indies Ensnared by GATS
Marguerite Cummins Williams

7. The Education World Is Not Flat Neoliberalism’s Global Project and Teacher Unions’ Transnational Resistance
Larry Kuehn

Part III. The Need for Unions to Defend Public Education

8. Teachers and their Unions Why Social Class “Counts”
Kathleen A. Murphey

9. Campaign against the Opening of City Academies in England
Ian Murch

10. An Inner-City Public School Teacher’s Story from China
Yihuai Cai

11. What Teachers Want from their Unions What We Know from Research
Nina Bascia

12. Challenging neoliberalism education unions in Australia
Rob Durbridge

Part IV. Teaching, a Profession under Attack

13. Contradictions and Tensions in the Place of Teachers in Educational Reform Reflections upon the Role of Teachers in Recent Educational Reforms in the United States and Namibia
Ken Zeichner

14. Universalization of Elementary Education in India A Dream Deferred Is a Dream Denied
Basanti Chakraborty

15. Educational Restructuring, Democratic Education, and Teachers
Álvaro Moreira Hypolito

Part V. Neoliberalism, Inequality, and Teacher Unions

16. Sodexho in the Chicago Public Schools
Kyle Westbrook

17. Homophobia in St. Lucian Schools A Perspective from a Select Group of Teachers
Urban Dolor

18. Work on Aboriginal Education in a Social Justice Union Reflections from the Inside
Chris Stewart

19. South African Teachers and Social Movements Old and New
Shermain Mannah, Jon Lewis

20. Schooling and Class in Germany An Interview with Eberhard Brandt and Susanne Gondermann
Mary Compton

21. Education or Mind Infection?
Nurit Peled-Elhanan

Part VI. Going on the Offensive

22. Interview with Thulas Nxesi, President of Education International
Mary Compton

23. The Context of Teachers’ Democratic Movements in Mexico
Rodolfo Rincones

24. In Mexico, to Defend Education as a Social Right, We Must Fight for Union Democracy
María Luz Arriaga Lemus

25. A History of the Search for Teacher Unity in South Africa
Harold Samuel

26. British Teacher Unions and the Blair Government Anatomy of an Abusive Relationship
Mary Compton

27. Building the International Movement We Need Why a Consistent Defense of Democracy and Equality Is Essential
Lois Weiner

Keywords: Education, Teaching and Teacher Education, Organic Chemistry, Administration, Organization and Leadership, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Educational Policy and Politics, Economic Policy

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