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An Invitation to Critical Mathematics Education

Skovsmose, Ole

2011, VII, 113p.


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An Invitation to Critical Mathematics Education deals with a range of crucial topics. Among these are students’ foreground, landscapes of investigation, and mathematics in action. The book is intended for a broad audience: educators, students, teachers, policy makers, anybody interested in the further development of mathematics education. The book discusses concerns and preoccupation. This way it provides an invitation into critical mathematics education.

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Related subjects » Mathematics Education

Table of contents 

Acknowledgements; Introduction: Preoccupations; Chapter 1: Mathematics education is undetermined; Chapter 2: Diversity of situations; Chapter 3: Students’ foregrounds; Chapter 4: Landscapes of investigation; Intermezzo: The modern conception of mathematics; Chapter 5: A critical conception of mathematics; Chapter 6: Reflection; Chapter 7: Mathemacy in a globalised and ghettoised world; Chapter 8: Uncertainty; References; Name Index; Subject Index

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