Foreword (Michael A. Peters).
1. Introduction: Hatred of Democracy ... and of the Public Role of Education? (Maarten Simons and Jan Masschelein).
2. The Public Role of Teaching: To Keep the Door Closed (Goele Cornelissen).
3. Learner, Student, Speaker: Why It Matters How We Call Those We Teach (Gert Biesta).
4. Ignorance and Translation, ‘Artifacts’ for Practices of Equality (Marc Derycke).
5. Democratic Education: An (im)possibility That Yet Remains to Come (Daniel Friedrich, Bryn Jaastad and Thomas S. Popkewitz)
6. Governmental, Political and Pedagogic Subjectivation: Foucault with Rancière (Maarten Simons and Jan Masschelein).
7. The Immigrant Has No Proper Name: The Disease of Consensual Democracy Within the Myth of Schooling (Carl Anders Säfström).
8. Queer Politics in Schools: A Rancièrean Reading (Claudia W. Ruitenberg).
9. Paulo Freire’s Last Laugh: Rethinking Critical Pedagogy’s Funny Bone Through Jacques Rancière (Tyson Edward Lewis).
10. Settling no Conflict in the Public Place: Truth in Education, and in Rancièrean Scholarship (Charles Bingham).
11. The Hatred of Public Schooling: The School as the Mark of Democracy (Jan Masschelein and Maarten Simons).
12. Endgame: Reading, Writing, Talking (and Perhaps Thinking) in a Faculty of Education (Jorge Larrosa).