Education, Cultural Production, and Figuring Out What to Do Next

Hervé Varenne, Jill Koyama

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4 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to the Anthropology of Education
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages50-64
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781405190053
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 14 2011

Keywords

  • "Schools in Need of Improvement" ("SINIs") - of failing schools
  • "educational" in a pragmatic tradition - more than compatible with cultural anthropology
  • Anthropology, and Franz Boas' rejection - of evolutionary determinism
  • Education, cultural production - and figuring out what to do next
  • Exemplary ethnographies
  • Figuring out how to study "figuring out" - a future, given present conditions
  • Human production of human conditions - and new forms of specific ignorance
  • Jules Henry, driven by same sense - that "culture" created problems for people
  • Production of culture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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Varenne, H., & Koyama, J. (2011). Education, Cultural Production, and Figuring Out What to Do Next. In A Companion to the Anthropology of Education (pp. 50-64). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444396713.ch4