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Many recent books on education and schooling examine small pieces of the system to suggest improvements--teacher training and practice, assessments, school design and management, and the like. No book has ever taken on the systemic forces at work in modern education systems like Schooling in Capitalist America and suggested that a radical transformation of society is required to improve schools.Samuel Bowles is Research Professor and Director of the Behavioral Sciences Program at the Santa Fe Institute, and Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Massachusetts.Herbert Gintis is an external professor at the Santa Fe Institute and a Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts.
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