Fighting the Education Wars, Metaphorically


by Paul Shaker - November 12, 2010

In conversations about both politics and education, American public discourse is choked by the metaphors that dominate. It is assumed that economic advancement and material productivity are the entire scope of our national purpose. There is the assumption that greater wealth—regardless of its distribution or any sense of excess—is the solution to the nation’s problems.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: November 12, 2010
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 16232, Date Accessed: 11/28/2020 5:47:47 AM

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