Dr. Glenn Rikowski: I am a Marxist educational theorist and thinker on the future of the human and social time.
I worked at the University of Northampton, England, up to 31st October 2013, where I taught Education Studies.
My publications include:
The Battle in Seattle: Its Significance for Education (2001, Tufnell Press),
Red Chalk: On Schooling, Capitalism and Politics (2001, The Institute for Education Policy Studies) – written with Dave Hill, Mike Cole and Peter McLaren
Marxism Against Postmodernism in Educational Theory (with Dave Hill, Peter McLaren and Mike Cole) (2002, Lexington Books), and
Renewing Dialogues in Marxism and Education – Openings (edited with Anthony Green and Helen Raduntz) (2007, Palgrave Macmillan).
Information for Social Change
Glenn edited Information for Social Change Issue No.23, a Special Issue on ‘Education for Social Change’.
This is the general URL for the journal:
This is the URL for Issue No.23: http://libr.org/isc/toc.html
From 1994 to 2001, Glenn was a member of the Hillcole Group of Radical Left Educators.
With Tony Green (University of London, Institute of Education), I ran the Marxism and Education: Renewing Dialogues seminars, twice-yearly (May and October) from October 2002 to October 2008.
I have a web site, The Flow of Ideas, at: http://www.flowideas.co.uk
I am a Peterborough United supporter.
I live in London, and I am married to Ruth Rikowski, a Marxist library and information activist.
We have three boys: Alexander, Victor and Gregory.
You can Victor’s mythological PowerPoint story (in 6 parts), called The Ockress at: http://www.theockress.com
Examples of my Online Publications:
Rikowski, G. (2006) Caught in the Storm of Capital: Teacher Professionalism, Managerialism and Neoliberalism in Schools, a paper prepared for Education, Culture & Society (EDU3004) Students, School of Education, University of Northampton, 30th October: http://www.flowideas.co.uk/?page=articles&sub=Caught%20in%20the%20Storm%20of%20Capital
Rikowski, G. (2007) Critical Pedagogy and the Constitution of Capitalist Society, A paper prepared for the ‘Migrating University: From Goldsmiths to Gatwick’ Conference, Panel 2, ‘The Challenge of Critical Pedagogy’, Goldsmiths College, University of London, 14th September 2007, online at: http://www.flowideas.co.uk/?page=articles&sub=Critical%20Pedagogy%20and%20Capitalism
Rikowski, G. (2007) Marxist Educational Theory Unplugged, a paper prepared for the Fourth Historical Materialism Annual Conference, 9-11th November, School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London: http://www.flowideas.co.uk/?page=articles&sub=Marxist%20Educational%20Theory%20Unplugged
A full list (with links) of my Online Publications is at: http://www.flowideas.co.uk/?page=pub&sub=Online%20Publications%20Glenn%20Rikowski
Some of my papers are now available at Academia: https://independent.academia.edu/GlennRikowski