Spine title: Education, democracy & public knowledge.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-153) and index.
Education, democracy, and public knowledge: toward a socialist theory of education -- The education of Henry Adams and the transformation of the bourgeois public sphere: a case study -- Public philosophy? Pragmatism and public knowledge -- Public knowledge and the paradox of democratic education -- Public intellectuals and public knowledge -- Literacy for what? Critical literacy and the power of public knowledge -- Framing the question of freedom: public knowledge in practice.