Book Review: "Language, literacy, and pedagogy in postindustrial societies : the case of black academic underachievement"
Spina, Nerida (2013) Book Review: "Language, literacy, and pedagogy in postindustrial societies : the case of black academic underachievement". Critical Studies in Education, 54(3), pp. 325-326.
Mocombe and Tomlin’s Language, Literacy, and Pedagogy in Postindustrial Societies: The Case of Black Academic Underachievement is part of the Routledge Research in Education series. The purpose of the work is to set out a theoretical framework for understanding the black/white academic achievement gap in the age of globalisation and post-industrialism. The authors use each chapter to develop an explanation for the persistent black/white academic achievement gap, by theorising that the gap is an epiphenomenon of global capitalist, post-industrial structures, reinforced by education as an apparatus of the system...
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