An ideology critique of the use-value of mathematics

@article{Pais2012AnIC,
  title={An ideology critique of the use-value of mathematics},
  author={Alexandre Pais},
  journal={Educational Studies in Mathematics},
  year={2012},
  volume={84},
  pages={15-34}
}
The idea that mathematics is needed for our mundane everyday activities has raised the question of how people deal with mathematics outside the school walls. Much has been written in mathematics education research about the possibility of transferring knowledge from and into school. Whereas the majority of this literature commends the possibility of transfer, thus assuming both the desirability of transfer and the importance of school mathematics for the professional and mundane lives of… CONTINUE READING

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