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many places in the world, school science appears to
be enmeshed in a global economic system that
prioritizes enrichment of relatively few holders of
capital, largely at the expense of the wellbeing of
many individuals, societies and environments.
Associated with this unsustainable situation appears
to be fields of professional science and technology.
In so-called knowledge economies, much of the focus
is on creation of consumer desires for idealistic
abstract images that often occlude problematic
features of for-profit products and services. In
this article, a theoretical framework for organizing
science and technology education is discussed that
may help to address these issues and, hopefully,
contribute to general personal, social and