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Teaching Marx


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Volume 11 Number 5  2013  ISSN 1478-2103

Boyce Brown. The Assumptions and Possible Futures of Standards-based Education

Gail D. Caruth & Donald L. Caruth. The Octopus, the Squid and the Tortoise

Vimbi P. Mahlangu. Understanding Militant Teacher Union Members’ Activities in Secondary Schools

Tim May & Beth Perry. Universities, Reflexivity and Critique: uneasy parallels in practice

Peter Mayo. Lorenzo Milani in Our Times

Christopher McMaster. Working the ‘Shady Spaces’: resisting neo-liberal hegemony in New Zealand education

Abdulghani Muthanna. A Tragic Educational Experience: academic injustice in higher education institutions in Yemen

James Reveley. Enhancing the Educational Subject: cognitive capitalism, positive psychology and well-being training in schools

Elizer Jay de los Reyes. (Re)defining the Filipino: notions of citizenship in the new K+12 curriculum

John A. Smith. Structure, Agency, Complexity Theory and Interdisciplinary Research in Education Studies

Georgios Stamelos & Marianna Bartzakli. The Effect of a Primary School Teachers’ Trade Union on the Formation and Realisation of Policy in Greece: the case of teacher evaluation policy

Glenn Toh. Where Realities Confront Ideals: the personal, professional, philosophical and political in the teaching of academic English in a Japanese setting

Riyad A. Shahjahan & Lisette E. Torres. A ‘Global Eye’ for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: a critical policy analysis of the OECD’s AHELO study

Nelson Casimiro Zavale. Using Michael Young’s Analysis on Curriculum Studies to Examine the Effects of Neoliberalism on Curricula in Mozambique

The Need of a Higher Education Carnival. The Fall of the Faculty: the rise of the all-administrative university and why it matters (Benjamin Ginsberg), reviewed by João M. Paraskeva
School Rituals as a Counter-hegemonic Performance. Rituals and Student Identity in Education: ritual critique for a new pedagogy (Richard A. Quantz), reviewed by João M. Paraskeva

Education in the Creative Economy: knowledge and learning in the age of innovation (Daniel Araya & Michael A. Peters, Eds), reviewed by Albert Chavez
Schooling in the Age of Austerity: urban education and the struggle for democratic life (Alexander J. Means), reviewed by Graham B. Slater

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Glenn Rikowski and Ruth Rikowski have a number of articles in Policy Futures in Education. These include (and these are open access):


Rikowski, Ruth (2003) Value – the Life Blood of Capitalism: knowledge is the current key, Policy Futures in Education, Vol.1 No.1, pp.160-178:

Rikowski, Glenn (2004) Marx and the Education of the Future, Policy Futures in Education, Vol.2 Nos. 3 & 4, pp.565-577, online at:

Rikowski, Ruth (2006) A Marxist Analysis of the World Trade Organisation’s Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, Policy Futures in Education, Vol.4 No.4:

Rikowski, Ruth (2008) Review Essay: ‘On Marx: An introduction to the revolutionary intellect of Karl Marx’, by Paula Allman, Policy Futures in Education, Vol.6 No.5, pp.653-661:



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