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This book critically examines the socio-cultural role of achievement within education, arguing that the increasingly global demand for measurable standards of academic achievement is an expression of political ideology and the aggressive, competitive reality of a neo-capitalist schooling system. The book explores how this burgeoning demand in education systems contrasts wi ...more
Kindle Edition, 148 pages
Published December 24th 2012 by Palgrave Pivot
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