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  • Policy as Practiceby Margaret Sutton

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 132.00

    This volume brings together scholars working on ethnographic policy studies to debate and provisionally chart the methodological and theoretical parameters of such a project. It is divided into three sections on theory, methods, and experiences, and features field experiences and case studies. more...

  • Education in a Post Welfare Societyby Sally Tomlinson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 47.00

    Provides a critical overview of education policy. This book demonstrates how a relatively decentralised education system became a system in which funding, teaching and curriculum are centrally controlled and privatisation encouraged. It examines the relationship of education policy to social class, race, gender and the economy. more...

  • Think Scenarios, Rethink Educationby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00

    What happens in education today will affect the lives of individuals and the health of whole communities for decades to come. Yet educational decision-making is mostly about dealing with pressing immediate issues or seeking more efficient ways of maintaining established practice, rather than about shaping the long term. How to redress the balance?... more...

  • Education Reformby Stephen J. Ball

    McGraw-Hill Education 1994; US$ 51.00

    Builds upon Stephen J Ball's previous work in the field of education policy analysis. This book aims to show that the reforms taking place in the UK are both a form of cultural and social engineering and an attempt to recreate a fantasy education based upon myths of national identity, consensus and glory. more...

  • Extending Educational Changeby Andy Hargreaves

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 52.95

    This volume of the International Handbook of Educational Change deals with the idea and necessity of extending change - conceptually and in action. Extending educational change means making existing approaches to educational change work more effectively in more places, and deepening our understanding sensitivity to those whose interests are at stake.... more...

  • The Roots of Educational Changeby Ann Lieberman

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 49.95

    The purpose of this first volume of the International Handbook of Educational Change is to delineate the roots of a movement toward educational change that grew up in - and grew out of - the turbulent political, social, economic and cultural life of the post-World War II years. Its authors, who helped to create and shape the field, examine their work... more...

  • Reviews of National Policies for Education Basic Education in Turkeyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 42.00

    This review of education policies in Turkey takes place at a critical point in the nation’s history. An improving economy, greater governmental continuity and a more stable social environment, coupled with the extraordinary challenge of Turkey’s candidacy for EU accession, provide an unprecedented opportunity for a new phase of education... more...

  • Reviews of National Policies for Education South Africaby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 70.00

    This review provides an overview of regional issues and the history of education in South Africa and describes the development of education in the country over the past 15 years. It presents an analysis of the education system, identifying key directions for the reinforcement of the reforms in light of the challenges encountered by officials,... more...

  • Policy-Making in Educationby Miriam Ben-Peretz

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 28.99

    This book is based on the notion that an adequate response to globalization challenges requires a holistic approach to several different dimensions - immigration, technology, economy, and environment - as well as effective collaboration and coordination among the central domains of education: curriculum, teaching, and teacher education. more...

  • Globalizing Education Policyby Fazal Rizvi; Bob Lingard

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Rizvi and Lingard's account of the global politics of education is thoughtful, complex and compelling. It is the first really comprehensive discussion and analysis of global trends in education policy, their effects - structural and individual - and resistance to them. In the enormous body of writing on globalisation this book stands out and will... more...