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Lefstein, Adam – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2013
This article explores the school inspection as a political ritual for the management of tensions between competition and equality inherent in neo-liberal educational regulatory regimes. At the centre of the article is a case study of how teachers in an allegedly failing working-class English primary school coped with issues of social class,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Governance, Elementary Schools