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Glenn Rikowski Publications Update 9


Online Articles

A comprehensive list of my online articles can now be found at The Flow of Ideas web site. This list supersedes previous such lists posted to the Volumizer. See:


The most recent additions are:


Rikowski, G. (1998) Three Types of Apprenticeship, Three Forms of Mastery: Nietzsche, Marx, Self and Capital, a departmental paper, School of Education, University of Birmingham, 5th June:


Rikowski, G. (2003) The Compression of Critical Space in Education Today, a paper based on lecture notes written for students on the EDU3004 module, ‘Education, Culture & Society’, Education Studies, School of Education, University of Northampton, 10th March, expanded 5th May 2008. Online at:


Rikowski, G. (2007) Private Schools as Charities and New Labour’s Knowledge Economy, a paper produced for The Flow of Ideas, 9th March, London:, G. (2007) The Confederation of British Industry and the Business Takeover of Schools, a paper produced for The Flow of Ideas, London, 3rd June:



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:


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:


Rikowski, G. (2008) The Binding Ring: Communitarianism for Schools on a Foundation of ‘British Values’? A paper prepared for the EDU3004 module, ‘Education, Culture & Society’, Education Studies, School of Education, University of Northampton, at:


Fielding, S. & Rikowski, G. (1996) Resistance to Restructuring? Post-Fordism in British Primary Schools, School of Education, University of Birmingham, June:



Key Chapters in Edited Collections


Rikowski, G. (2002) Education, Capital and the Transhuman, in: D. Hill, P. McLaren, M. Cole & G. Rikowski (Eds.) Marxism Against Postmodernism in Educational Theory, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.


Rikowski, G. (2002) Fuel for the Living Fire: Labour-Power! In: A. Dinerstein & M. Neary (Eds.) The Labour Debate: An Investigation into the Theory and Reality of Capitalist Work, Aldershot: Ashgate.


Neary, M. & Rikowski, G. (2002) Time and Speed in the Social Universe of Capital, in: G. Crow & S. Heath (Eds.) Social Conceptions of Time: Structure and Process in Work and Everyday Life, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.


McLaren, P. & Rikowski, G. (2005) Pedagogy for Revolution Against Education for Capital: An E-Dialogue on Education in Capitalism Today, in: P. McLaren, Red Seminars: Radical Excursions into Educational Theory, Cultural Politics, and Pedagogy, Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.


Rikowski, G. (1999) Nietzsche, Marx and Mastery: The Learning Unto Death, in: H. Rainbird & P. Ainley (Eds.) Apprenticeship: Towards a New Paradigm of Learning, London: Kogan Page.


Rikowski, G. (1998) Only Charybdis: The Learning Society Through Idealism, in: S. Ranson (Ed) Inside the Learning Society, London: Cassell Education.


Rikowski, G. (2007) Schools and the GATS Enigma, in: E Wayne Ross & R. Gibson (Eds.) Neoliberalism and Education Reform, Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.


Articles in Journals (not online)


Those interested in following the development of my work might be interested in the following journal articles. These are not online (unless you have a subscription for the journal):


Rikowski, G. (1992) Work Experience and Part-time Jobs in a Recruitment Context, British Journal of Education and Work, Vol.5 No.1, pp.19-46.


Rikowski, G. (1996) Left Alone: End Time for Marxist Educational Theory? British Journal of Sociology of Education, Vol.17 No.4, pp.415-451.


Rikowski, G. (1997) Scorched Earth: Prelude to Rebuilding Marxist Educational Theory, British Journal of Sociology of Education, Vol.18 No.4, pp.551-574.


Rikowski, G. (2001) Education for Industry: A Complex Technicism, Journal of Education and Work, Vol14 No.1, pp.29-49.


New Book

Renewing Dialogues in Marxism and Education – Openings

Edited by Anthony Green, Glenn Rikowski and Helen Raduntz
Published by Palgrave Macmillan (December 2007)
ISBN-13: 978-14039-7496-9; ISBN-10: 1-4039-7496-9
Purchasing Details:
Palgrave Macmillan, USA & Canada:




This item first appeared in the Volumizer on 16th May 2008. The Volumizer will cease, along with all AOL blogs and newsletters on 31st October 2008. You can still see it at:

Update 4th March 2014: A number of my articles can now be downloaded from Academia at:

One Comment

  1. Extremely interested – please keep me informed. Is there a mailing list on new contributions? Would be very grateful to receive continual information.
    Patrick Mac Manus

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