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The Learning Society, the unfinished Cosmopolitan, and Governing Education, Public Health and Crime Prevention at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century
Dept. Of Curriculum and Instruction University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.
Inst. för samhälle, kultur och lärande Lärarhögskolan i Stockholm.
Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Linköping University, Department of Social and Welfare Studies.
2006 (English)In: Educational Philosophy and Theory, ISSN 0013-1857, E-ISSN 1469-5812, Vol. 38, no 4, 431-449 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The -learning society- expresses principles of a universal humanity and a promise of progress that seems to transcend the nation. The paper indicates how this society is governed in the name of a cosmopolitan ideal that despite its universal pretensions embodies particular inclusions and exclusions. These occur through inscribing distinctions and differentiations that distinguish between the characteristics of those who embody a cosmopolitan reason that brings social progress and personal fulfillment and those who do not embody the cosmopolitan principles of civility and normalcy. Mapping the circulation of the notion of the -learning society- in actual arena-s of Swedish health and criminal justice, and Swedish and US school reforms lets appear the mode of life of the citizen of this society, the learner, as an -unfinished cosmopolitanism- and also directs attention to its -other(s)- - those that are outside.

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2006. Vol. 38, no 4, 431-449 p.
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Politics of knowledge, governmentality, social inclusion/exclusion, educational reform
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-34271Local ID: 21214OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-34271DiVA: diva2:255119
Available from: 2009-10-10 Created: 2009-10-10 Last updated: 2017-12-13

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