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  • Education Between State, Markets, and Civil Societyby Heinz-Dieter Meyer; William Lowe Boyd

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 105.00

    *How should education be organized in pluralistic and multicultural societies? *What are the roles in education of civil society, markets, governments, and the family? *How can the idea of the civil society help to reorient education policy discussions that are sometimes stuck in either-or juxtapositions of "market versus government" or "individualism... more...

  • International Handbook of Educational Policyby Nina Bascia; Alister Cumming; Amanda Datnow

    Springer 2008; US$ 999.00

    This handbook is for policy researchers, analysts, academics and graduate students interested in educational policy, educational reform, educational governance and leadership, teacher quality, literacy, and workplace learning. This handbook is the only one of its kind. It has over fifty chapters written by nearly ninety leading researchers from a number... more...

  • Neo-Liberalism, Globalization and Human Capital Learningby Emery J. Hyslop-Margison; Alan M. Sears

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 149.00

    With a highly accessible and lucid text this book reviews the political shift toward neo-liberal ideology and explores its tremendous impact on education. It maps out in careful detail the theoretical foundations of democratic citizenship by asking the question: What does it mean to learn and live in a democracy and what responsibilities, capacities... more...

  • Education Across Bordersby James Fegan; Malcolm H. Field

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 179.00

    Emphasizing South-North interactions Global in scope and contributors Presents essential supplemental reading material for a variety of courses, levels and academic purposes more...

  • The Retreat from Public Educationby Orit Ichilov

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 109.00

    Timely and highly salient topic Unique case study on the role of public schooling in the process of nation building Fully examines the social and educational consequences of privatization Goes beyond the traditional evaluation of markets by the criteria of efficiency and utility Relevant to educational policy studies as well as to citizenship... more...

  • Power, Voice and the Public Goodby Rodney K.M. Hopson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 99.95

    Shows how education and schooling respond to and are driven by larger global networks, demands, and discourses are explored. This book addresses ways of looking at the hope and promise of education and schooling in spite of the advent, realities, and comp more...

  • Education in Political Scienceby Anja P. Jakobi; Kerstin Martens; Klaus Dieter Wolf

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    This pioneering volume is devoted to the analysis of education from the perspective of political science, applying the full range of the discipline?s analytical perspectives and methodological tools. The contributions demonstrate how education policy can be explored systematically from a variety of political science perspectives: comparative... more...

  • Globalizing Education, Educating the Localby Ian Stronach

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a critical and deconstructive account of global discourses on education, arguing that these overblown ?hypernarratives? are neither economically, technically nor philosophically defensible. Nor even sane. Their ?mythic economic instrumentalism? mimic rather than meet the economic needs of global capitalism in ways that the Crash... more...

  • Globalisation, Ideology and Education Policy Reforms, 11by Joseph Zajda

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    The eleventh in the 12-volume book series Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research, this work sets out to explore the interrelationship between ideology and education reforms, setting it in a global context. With this as its focus, the chapters represent hand-picked scholarly research on major discourses in the field of comparative... more...

  • Anarchism and Educationby Judith Suissa

    PM Press 2010; US$ 16.00

    Arguing that the central role of educational practice in anarchist theory and activism has been overlooked by many theorists, this examination of contemporary educational philosophy counters the assertion that anarchism reflects a na´ve or overly optimistic view of human nature. By articulating the philosophical underpinnings of anarchist thought... more...