By Sam Ladkin,Robert McKay,Emile Bojesen
This booklet diagnoses the counter-intuitive results of the rhetoric of price. It posits that the auditing of values pervades the material of people’s work-lives, their schooling, and more and more their daily adventure. The ebook uncovers figures of resentment, disenchantment and alienation fostered through the dogma of worth. It argues as an alternative that price judgments can behave insidiously, and include aesthetic, moral or ideological values essentially against the “value” they purportedly identify and describe. the gathering comprises contributions from major students within the united kingdom and US with contributions from anthropology, the heritage of artwork, literature, schooling, musicology, political technological know-how, and philosophy.
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Against Value in the Arts and Education (Disruptions) by Sam Ladkin,Robert McKay,Emile Bojesen