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Contents Acknowledgments Preface to the Second Edition Chapter 1 Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality Introduction Joseph¿s Story Conservative Agendas Mapping the Right Contested Freedom Marketizing the World Restoring Cultural Order Church and State Economics and religion Managerialism Analyzing Conservative Modernization Chapter 2 Whose Markets, Whose Knowledge? Introduction Neoliberalism: Schooling, Choice, and Democracy Neoconservatism: Teaching ¿Real Knowledge¿ Authoritarian Populism: Schooling as God Wanted It The Professional and Managerial New Middle Class: More Testing, More Often Chapter 3 Producing Inequalities: Conservative Modernization in Policy and Practice Gritty Materialities Right Turn New Markets, Old Traditions Markets and Performance National Standards, National Curriculum, and National Testing Creating Educational Triage Thinking Strategically Chapter 4 Who ¿No Child Left Behind¿ Leaves Behind: Class and Race in Audit Cultures Introduction: What No Child Left Behind Has Given Us Accountability and Inequality Changing Commonsense and the Growth of Audit Cultures New Managerialism in Class Terms The Dispossessed and Support for Audit Cultures and Markets On Possibilities Workable Alternatives Being Honest About Educational Reform Chapter 5 Endangered Christianity Darwin, God, and Evil Secular Dangers From Insiders to Outsiders Southern Cross Chapter 6 God, Morality, and Markets Bringing God to the World Politics and the Clergy The Electronic Clergy A Christian Nation and Free Speech Godless Schools We Are Not Doing Anything Different The Structures of Feeling of Authoritarian Populism How Can Hate Seem So Nice Turning Straw Into Gold Chapter 7 Away With All Teachers: The Cultural Politics of Home Schooling Situating Home Schooling Satan¿s Threat and the Fortress Home Attacking the State Public and Private Conclusion Chapter 8 Inside Home Schooling: Gender, Technology, and Curriculum Introduction Resources and the Realities of Social Movements Technology and the Growth of Home Schooling Understanding Social Movements Technology and Doing Home Schooling Home Schooling as Gendered Labor Solving Contradictions Marketing God Emotional Labor and the Daily Life of Curriculum and Teaching in the Home Conclusion: Children and Living the ¿Right¿ Life Chapter 9 Righting Wrongs and Interrupting the Right Culture Counts Contradictory Reforms ¿Racing¿ Toward Educational Reform Making Challenges Public Thinking Heretically Can Alliances Be Built Across the Religious and Secular Divide? Making Critical Educational Practices Practical Hope as A Resource Endnotes Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Education -- Political aspects -- United States.
Conservatism -- United States.