This paper seeks to provide educators with a critique of dominant narratives through the disciplinary tools of economics. Specifically; issues of race, gender, and geography are addressed via the common economic subjects of fiscal and monetary policy, economic indicators, wages, and economic growth. By providing a practical blueprint for a more critical curriculum in economics, these lessons and the literature that supports them demonstrates the potential of teachers to challenge taken-for-granted notions of what economics is and what it is for.
Shanks, Neil Graham
"We Shall See: Critical Theory and Structural Inequality in Economics,"
The Councilor: A Journal of the Social Studies: Vol. 78
, Article 5.
Available at: http://thekeep.eiu.edu/the_councilor/vol78/iss1/5
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