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De-Facing Power.

By: Series: Contemporary Political TheoryPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000Copyright date: ©2000Description: 1 online resource (226 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780511153709
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: De-Facing PowerDDC classification:
  • 303.3
LOC classification:
  • HN90.P6 H39 2000
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction -- The study of power -- Social action, social boundaries -- Outline of the argument -- 2 De-facing power -- The many "faces" of social power -- Setting the terms of debate: Dahl's "intuitive notion" of power -- Expanding the boundaries of the political: the scope of influence and the three "faces" of power -- Preserving the role of responsible agency: intention, conscious knowledge, and volition in power's exercise -- Challenging logical empiricism: structural accounts of power-with-a-face -- Power de-faced -- Constraint: social boundaries to action -- Differences in constraint: patterned asymmetries in fields of social possibility -- Social constraint: action upon action -- 3 Power and pedagogy -- Power and powerlessness: problems with the evidence -- Power and pedagogy: critical educational theory -- Implications for empirical analysis -- Implications for critique -- 4 "The environment" and the North End Community School -- Pedagogy: observations from Veronica Franklin's classroom -- "Classroom management" -- School knowledge -- The responsible student -- Power: action upon action -- "Better schools make better tomorrows" -- "I ain't doing this!" -- "Sometimes I don't like myself so much" -- Bounded fields of action: problems, possibilities, pedagogic options -- Problems -- Possibilities -- Pedagogic options -- 5 The "world" of Fair View -- Pedagogy: observations from Monica Segal's classroom -- "Classroom management" -- School knowledge -- The responsible student, 1 -- The responsible student, 2 -- Power: action upon action -- Mark breaks "a very giant rule" -- Visions of success -- The boy who "is not from here" -- Bounded fields of action: the "world" of Fair View -- School success -- "Total freedom".
"A whole different world…out there" -- 6 Power and freedom -- Negative liberty and political freedom -- Domination and freedom, I: the inclusiveness of "action on" power -- Domination and freedom, II: the scope of "action on" power -- Appendix A: Tables -- Appendix B: Research methods -- PARTICIPANT-OBSERVATION RESEARCH: THREE CONCERNS -- SUBJECTIVENESS -- REACTIVITY -- LIMITED GENERALIZABILITY -- THE RESEARCH PROCESS -- FIELD OBSERVATIONS AND NOTES -- TEACHER AND STAFF INTERVIEWS -- A. Introduction -- B. Professional background -- C. Professional experience -- D. Issues at the school and district level -- STUDENT SURVEYS -- References -- Index.
Summary: A sophisticated new view of power as a network of social boundaries.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction -- The study of power -- Social action, social boundaries -- Outline of the argument -- 2 De-facing power -- The many "faces" of social power -- Setting the terms of debate: Dahl's "intuitive notion" of power -- Expanding the boundaries of the political: the scope of influence and the three "faces" of power -- Preserving the role of responsible agency: intention, conscious knowledge, and volition in power's exercise -- Challenging logical empiricism: structural accounts of power-with-a-face -- Power de-faced -- Constraint: social boundaries to action -- Differences in constraint: patterned asymmetries in fields of social possibility -- Social constraint: action upon action -- 3 Power and pedagogy -- Power and powerlessness: problems with the evidence -- Power and pedagogy: critical educational theory -- Implications for empirical analysis -- Implications for critique -- 4 "The environment" and the North End Community School -- Pedagogy: observations from Veronica Franklin's classroom -- "Classroom management" -- School knowledge -- The responsible student -- Power: action upon action -- "Better schools make better tomorrows" -- "I ain't doing this!" -- "Sometimes I don't like myself so much" -- Bounded fields of action: problems, possibilities, pedagogic options -- Problems -- Possibilities -- Pedagogic options -- 5 The "world" of Fair View -- Pedagogy: observations from Monica Segal's classroom -- "Classroom management" -- School knowledge -- The responsible student, 1 -- The responsible student, 2 -- Power: action upon action -- Mark breaks "a very giant rule" -- Visions of success -- The boy who "is not from here" -- Bounded fields of action: the "world" of Fair View -- School success -- "Total freedom".

"A whole different world…out there" -- 6 Power and freedom -- Negative liberty and political freedom -- Domination and freedom, I: the inclusiveness of "action on" power -- Domination and freedom, II: the scope of "action on" power -- Appendix A: Tables -- Appendix B: Research methods -- PARTICIPANT-OBSERVATION RESEARCH: THREE CONCERNS -- SUBJECTIVENESS -- REACTIVITY -- LIMITED GENERALIZABILITY -- THE RESEARCH PROCESS -- FIELD OBSERVATIONS AND NOTES -- TEACHER AND STAFF INTERVIEWS -- A. Introduction -- B. Professional background -- C. Professional experience -- D. Issues at the school and district level -- STUDENT SURVEYS -- References -- Index.

A sophisticated new view of power as a network of social boundaries.

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