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Addey, Camilla, Ed.; Piattoeva, Nelli, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2022
What do we actually do when we research education policy and governance? Why do we tame the messy hinterland of research into smooth accounts and what do we lose in the process? In this volume, distinguished scholars in education policy and governance research discuss how the practice of methods is messy, subjective, and provisional. They approach…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Research, Governance, Research Methodology
Doney, Jonathan – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2021
This book presents the theoretical basis and practical steps involved in using Statement Archaeology, an innovative method that enhances understandings of policy development, exemplifying its use in relation to one curriculum subject, Religious Education. The book is the first of its kind to fully describe the theoretical foundations of Statement…
Descriptors: Archaeology, Religious Education, Educational Policy, Politics of Education
Münch, Richard – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2020
This book provides a critical analysis of the neoliberal reform agenda of the economic governance of schools. Focusing on the role of the United States in this process, it explores the transformation of schools in this agenda from educational establishments to enterprises in a competitive education market. The study uses Bourdieu to apply a…
Descriptors: Governance, Educational History, Educational Change, Neoliberalism
Ku, Hsaio-Yuh – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2020
"Education for Democracy in England in World War II" examines the educational discourse and involvement in wartime educational reforms of five important figures: Fred Clarke, R. H. Tawney, Shena Simon, H. C. Dent and Ernest Simon. These figures campaigned for educational reforms through their books, publishing articles in newspapers,…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, War
Hoadley, Ursula – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2020
As South Africa transitioned from apartheid to democracy, changes in the political landscape, as well as educational agendas and discourse on both a national and international level, shaped successive waves of curriculum reform over a relatively short period of time. Using South Africa as a germane example of how curriculum and pedagogy can…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Curriculum Development, Poverty
Bozalek, Vivienne, Ed.; Hölscher, Dorothee, Ed.; Zembylas, Michalinos, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2020
Nancy Fraser and Participatory Parity provides a philosophical framework based on the work of Nancy Fraser, examining how her ideas can be used to analyse contemporary issues in higher education and reimagine higher education practices. Providing a forum for considering Fraser's work in relation to participatory parity in higher education, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Higher Education, Politics of Education
Sullivan, David – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2019
"Education, Liberal Democracy and Populism: Arguments from Plato, Locke, Rousseau and Mill" provides a lucid and critical guide shedding light on the continuing relevance of earlier thinkers to the debates between populists and liberals about the nature of education in democratic societies. The book discusses the relationship Rousseau…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Democracy, Role of Education, Politics
Woolley, Mary – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2019
This book explores changing practice in history classrooms from the autonomy of the 1980s through the introduction of GCSEs and the National Curriculum to the prescription of the National Strategies and the pervasive influence of league tables in the first decade of the twenty-first century. It uses individual narratives from history teachers to…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Neoliberalism, Educational Change, Barriers
Hunt, Erika L., Ed.; Hood, Lisa, Ed.; Haller, Alicia M., Ed.; Kincaid, Maureen, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2019
Providing an in-depth look at the processes, pitfalls, and successes that can emerge from major education reform efforts at the state level, this volume covers the full policy change cycle in the development and transformation of the Illinois principal preparation program. Offering perspectives from the major stakeholder groups involved in…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Education, State Policy, Educational Policy
Dahlstedt, Magnus, Ed.; Fejes, Andreas, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2019
"Neoliberalism and Market Forces in Education" provides a wide perspective on the dramatic transformation of education policy in Sweden that has taken place during the last 30 years, with a specific focus on marketization. The marketization of education in Sweden is set in the wider international context of changes in education systems.…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Commercialization, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
Rodwell, Grant – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2018
"Risk Society and School Educational Policy" explores the impact of risk society on policy in the US, UK and Australia through both practical and theoretical perspectives. The book develops an in-depth understanding of risk society itself, and guides the reader in applying this knowledge to the problem of how this impacts policy and…
Descriptors: Risk, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Neoliberalism
Volante, Louis, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2017
The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international achievement measure that assesses 15-year-old student performance in the areas of reading, mathematics, and science literacy in over 70 countries and economies triennially. By presenting an in-depth examination of PISA's role in education governance and policy discourses,…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
Rowe, Emma E. – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2016
"Middle-class School Choice in Urban Spaces" examines government funded public schools from a range of perspectives and scholarship in order to examine the historical, political and economic conditions of public schooling within a globalized, post-welfare context. In this book, Rowe argues that post-welfare policy conditions are…
Descriptors: School Choice, Urban Schools, Middle Class, Public Schools
Adams, Jeff; Owens, Allan – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2015
The struggle to establish more democratic education pedagogies has a long history in the politics of mainstream education. This book argues for the significance of the creative arts in the establishment of social justice in education, using examples drawn from a selection of contemporary case studies including Japanese applied drama, Palestinian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creativity, Democracy, Politics of Education
Kitching, Karl – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2014
The marketised and securitised shaping of formal education sites in terms of risk prevention strategies have transformed what it means to be a learner and a citizen. In this book, Karl Kitching explores racialised dimensions to suggest how individuals and collectives are increasingly made responsible for their own welfare as "good" or…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Compulsory Education, Racial Bias, Citizenship Education
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