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Means, Alexander J.; Slater, Graham B. – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
This paper examines how transformations in political economy and digital technology point toward potential post-neoliberal futures. Outlining the contours of a crisis of neoliberal hegemony, the authors explore how technological developments have contributed to political economic dynamics of market failure and oligarchic capture, resulting in new…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Technological Advancement, Economics, Educational Trends
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Flanders, William D. – Journal of School Choice, 2018
Both sides of the debate on school choice point to the failure of schools in choice programs as evidence for their position. To opponents of choice, school failures point to the lack of accountability of the voucher sector, and the need for greater governmental control. To choice supporters, failures represent the marketplace working, as…
Descriptors: School Choice, Free Enterprise System, School Effectiveness, Urban Schools
Baughman, M. Sue, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2018
This issue of "Research Library Issues" ("RLI") presents an introduction article and two companion articles, which highlight Net Neutrality. The introduction article, "Why Net Neutrality Matters and What Research Libraries Can Do about It" (Mary Lee Kennedy), explains that the fundamental intent of the open internet…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Library Role, Internet
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Traetteberg, Håkon – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Democratic user control is a hallmark of Scandinavian schools, but also of other services of the Scandinavian welfare states. This article studies variations in parental control and influences in public and non-public schools. In addition, how the use of different governance tools inspired by markets affects user control is analyzed. The empirical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democracy, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools
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Shi, Jinghuan; Jo, Lyeong; Hu, Maobo; Li, Jiayi – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
The development of the higher education system in China has experienced huge changes alongside the transitions in the socio-economic milieu since the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949. Among the major structural transformations of higher education, the reform during the 1950s and the one from 1998 to 2009 can be seen as two…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Arnold, Christine Helen; Wheelahan, Leesa; Moodie, Gavin; Beaulieu, Jacqueline; Taylor-Cline, Jean-Claude – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This research explores links between tertiary education institutions and between tertiary education and the labour market as determinants of provincial and national transition patterns in Canada. The study consists of a provincial analysis that maps the typology of transition systems across Canada's devolved federated tertiary education structure.…
Descriptors: Classification, Vocational Education, Labor Market, Transitional Programs
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Amin, Muhammad; Tatlah, Ijaz Ahmad; Islam, Muhammad – Bulletin of Education and Research, 2018
The purpose of the study is to identify the leadership styles (transformational, transactional and laissez-faire) of the campus principals/divisional directors of a public university in Pakistan. This research adopted quantitative approach to conduct the study and accordingly it falls in post positivism paradigm philosophically. The study is…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Principals, Administrators, Public Colleges
Labaree, David F. – University of Chicago Press, 2017
Read the news about America's colleges and universities--rising student debt, affirmative action debates, and conflicts between faculty and administrators--and it's clear that higher education in this country is a total mess. But as David F. Labaree reminds us in this book, it's always been that way. And that's exactly why it has become the most…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Entrepreneurship, Educational Practices, Educational Trends
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Albekov, Adam; Romanova, Tatyana; Vovchenko, Natalya; Epifanova, Tatyana – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to study the factors which facilitate the increase of effectiveness of university education and determination of perspectives of their management for provision of maximization of effectiveness of university education by the example of modern Russia. Design/methodology/approach: The authors define the notion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Universities, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study
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Kuznetsov, Nikolai; Usenko, Lyudmila; Ivanova, Olga; Kostoglodova, Elena – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to evaluate and determine the effectiveness of university education on the economy of various countries. Design/methodology/approach: To determine the necessity and expedience of making provision for the effectiveness of university education on the market economy, this work uses the method of regression and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Universities
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Rachleff, Peter – Thought & Action, 2017
Over the course of the 1980s and 1990s, the contours of neoliberalism took shape, as individual corporations implemented new strategies seeking to shift the frontier of control in their favor and increase their profits. Their actions began to shape the political and economic practices of both major political parties, and the orientation of…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Labor Problems, Labor Relations, Labor
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Wheelahan, Leesa; Moodie, Gavin – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2017
The links between vocational qualifications and occupational destinations are weak in many Anglophone countries, even though the explicit purpose of vocational qualifications is to prepare individuals for occupations. Using Australia and Canada as case studies, this is explained at three levels of analysis: at the national level by systems of…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Employment Qualifications, Case Studies, Education Work Relationship
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Harring, Niklas; Davies, Peter; Lundholm, Cecilia – Education Sciences, 2017
Climate change challenges governments to reduce emissions, and to gain support for such actions from their citizens. This can be in the form of taxation or legislation, or other forms of government interventions. In previous research, several instruments have been developed to capture attitudes towards the roles of markets and governments in the…
Descriptors: Climate, Government Role, Free Enterprise System, Taxes
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Kumar, Ravi – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
The paper looks the contemporary capitalism and how it has mounted its offensive on the lives of workers across the globe and specifically in India. The aim of education has move much beyond the idea of knowledge that the even welfare regimes conceived. It is about skilling, which in turn is about a training an individual to be unconcerned about…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Neoliberalism, Free Enterprise System, Social Systems
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Rikap, Cecilia – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
We analyze the meanings of university's autonomy throughout western history and capitalism's recent transformations in order to suggest a taxonomy of present universities according to the type of capital enterprise they are imitating. As a first step, we distinguish three dimensions of university's autonomy in the Medieval University and the…
Descriptors: Commercialization, Universities, Models, Institutional Autonomy
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