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ERIC Number: EJ795003
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 12
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: ISSN-1474-9041
The Three Axes of School Merchandization
Hirtt, Nico
European Educational Research Journal, v3 n2 p442-453 2004
Deregulation and privatization of the school systems are the symptoms of the transition from the era of "massification" of education to the era of "merchandization". This process is generated by a new relation between education and the needs of the globalized economy. Education is charged to supply the economy with a skilled and flexible labour force, to stimulate the markets by fashioning the consumer and to become itself a new, profitable market. (Contains 1 figure and 3 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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