Table of contents for The global assault on teaching, teachers, and their unions : stories for resistance / Mary Compton and Lois Weiner, editors.


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Neo-Liberalism, Teachers, and Teaching: Understanding the Assault: Introduction--Mary Compton and Lois Weiner; ‘Remaking the World’: Neo-Liberalism and the Transformation of Education and Teacher's Labor--Susan Robertson * Neo-Liberalism’s Global Footprint: Education Reform under Strangulation--John Nyambe; Teaching for the Factory: Neo-Liberalism in Mexican Education--Rodolfo Rincones, Elaine Hampton, and Cesar Silva; Neo-Liberal Education in Denmark--Jetta Steensen; University of the West Indies and GATS--Margueritte Williams; The Education World is Not Flat: Neo-Liberalism’s Global Project and Teacher Unions’ Transnational Resistance--Larry Kuehn * The Need for Unions to Defend Public Education: Teachers and their Unions: Why Social Class 'Counts,'--Kathleen A. Murphey; Campaign Against the Opening of City Academies in England--Ian Murch; An Inner-City Public School Teacher’s Story from China, by Yihuai Cai; What Teachers Want from their Unions: What We Know from Research--Nina Bascia; Challenging Neo-Liberalism: Education Unions in Australia--Rob Durbridge * Teaching, a Profession under Attack: Contradictions and Tensions in the Place of Teachers in Educational Reform: Reflections Upon the Role of Teachers in Recent Educational Reforms in the U.S. and Namibia--Ken Zeichner; Universalization of Elementary Education in India: A Dream Deferred is a Dream Denied--Basanti Chakraoborty; Educational Restructuring, Democratic Education, and Teachers--Álvaro Moreira Hypolito * Neo-Liberalism, Inequality, and Teacher Unions: Sodexho in the Chicago Public Schools--Kyle Westbrook; Homophobia in St. Lucian Schools: A Perspective from a Select Group of Teachers--Urban Dolor; Work on Aboriginal Education in a Social Justice Union: Reflections from the Inside--Chris Stewart; South African Teachers and Social Movements: Old and New--Shermain Mannah and Jon Lewis; Schooling and Class in Germany: An Interview with Eberhardt Brand and Susanne Gondermann, of the Gewerkschaft fuer Erziehung und Wissenschaft (GEW); Education or Mind Infection?--Nurit Peled-Elhanan * Going on the Offensive: Interview with Thulas Nxesi, President of the Education International; The Context of Teachers’ Democratic Movements in Mexico--Rodolfo Rincones; In Mexico, to Defend Education as a Social Right, We Must Fight for Union Democracy--Mari;a de la Luz Arriaga Lemus; A History of the Search for Teacher Unity in South Africa--Harold Samuel; British Teacher Unions and the Blair Government–Anatomy of an Abusive Relationship--Mary Compton; Building the International Movement We Need: Why a Consistent Defense of Democracy is Essential--Lois Weiner




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Privatization in education -- Cross-cultural studies.
Teachers' unions -- Cross-cultural studies.
Education and globalization -- Cross-cultural studies.
Neoliberalism -- Cross-cultural studies.