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ERIC Number: ED528205
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec-22
Pages: 254
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-4158-9011-3
Neoliberalism and the Global Restructuring of Knowledge and Education. Routledge Advances in Sociology
Ward, Steven C.
Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
This book examines the influence of neoliberal ideas and practices on the way knowledge has been conceptualized, produced, and disseminated over the last few decades at different levels of public education and in various national contexts around the world. Contents of this book include: (1) Introduction: The Contemporary Politics of Knowing and Learning; (2) Changing the Soul: The Contours, Currents and Contradictions of the Neoliberal Revolution; (3) The Machinations of the Managerialism: New Public Management and the Diminishing Power of Knowledge Professionals; (4) The Neoliberalization of Knowledge: Privatization and the New Epistemic Economy; (5) The New Marketplace of Ideas: The New Knowledge Makers and their New Knowledge; (6) Creating the Clever Country: Neoliberalism, Knowledge Society Policies and the Restructuring of Higher Education; (7) "An Island of Socialism in a Free Market Sea:" Building the Market-Oriented School; and (8) Aligning Markets and Minds: The Responsiblized Self in the New Entrepreneurial Culture.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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