School concept as an instrument of socio-cultural changes in postmodern philosophy of education: from theory to practice
1 VSSPU, Department of English Language and Methods of its Teaching, Volgograd, Russia
2 VSSPU, Department of Philosophy, Volgograd, Russia
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The article is dedicated to the analysis of the socio-cultural changes taking place in the sphere of modern American education. The authors analyze the transformation of the School concept, starting with understanding school as a formal social institution and up to understanding school as a self-sufficient educational environment and intercultural interaction base. According to the authors, the formation of this concept is connected with significant shifts in the field of culture, which has entered a phase of development, well known as postmodernism. The influence of the postmodernism ideas and deconstruction as its main idea determine the character of the alternative education in the United States of nowadays.
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