Rethinking education in an era of globalisation
Wrigley, T. (2009) Rethinking education in the era of globalization. In: Hill, D. (ed.) Contesting Neoliberal Education: Public Resistance and Collective Advance. London: Routledge, pp. 61-83.
Capitalism has always had a problem with education. Since the Industrial Revolution, and the early days of mass schooling for working-class children,1 the ruling class has needed to increase the skills of future workers but was afraid they might become articulate, knowledgeable and rebellious.