Thinking through education: the geographies of contemporary educational restructuring

  title={Thinking through education: the geographies of contemporary educational restructuring},
  author={Claudia Hanson Thiem},
  journal={Progress in Human Geography},
  pages={154 - 173}
  • C. Thiem
  • Published 1 April 2009
  • Sociology
  • Progress in Human Geography
Despite playing central roles in state-building, economic development, social reproduction, and cultural politics, education has remained on the margins of critical geographical thought. Recent research, however, suggests that geographers are taking notice of the widespread and profound restructuring underway in advanced capitalist education sectors. This paper considers the possibilities for geographical research on (formal) education, and outlines one particular agenda for this emerging field… 
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