Educational Knowledge: Changing Relationships Between the State, Civil Society, and the Educational Community

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An examination of educational reform and change throughout the world, focusing on how issues of power and governance within states affect school practice and policy-making.
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A collection of 14 studies by education scholars from North and South America, Europe, and Africa bring perspectives of history and the social sciences into strategies for comparative educational research. They consider changes in the operation and objectives of national state, social groups within nations, and education communities as the exist within and among nations. Their focus is on the international setting to underscore the interrelatedness of state practices with larger sets of political, cultural, and economic relations that exist among nations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791444047
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/2000
  • Series: SUNY series, Frontiers in Education Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 365
  • Product dimensions: 5.84 (w) x 8.89 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Table of Contents




I. Introduction

Chapter 1
Globalization/Regionalization, Knowledge, and the Educational Practices: Some Notes on Comparative Strategies for Educational Research

Thomas S. Popkewitz

II. Globalization and the Restructuring of Education: The State and the Restructuring of Teaching

Chapter 2
The Restructuring of the European Educational Space: Changing Relationships among States, Citizens, and Educational Communities

António Nóvoa

Chapter 3
Restructuring the State in Eastern Europe: Women, Child Care, and Early Education

Marianne N. Bloch and Benita Blessing

Chapter 4
Public Education, Teachers' Organizations, and the State in Latin America

Carlos Alberto Torres

Chapter 5
New Schools for New Times? Notes Toward a Sociology of Recent Education Reform

Geoff Whitty, Sharon Gewirtz, and Tony Edwards

Chapter 6
When the Center Cannot Hold: The Devolution and Evolution of Power, Authority, and Responsibility in Russian Education

Stephen T. Kerr

III. Governing, Governmentality, and Educational Change

Chapter 7
Decentralization and Recentralization in the Argentine Educational Reform: Reshaping Educational Policies in the 1990s

lnés Dussel, Guillermina Tiramonti, and Alejandra Birgin

Chapter 8
Rethinking Decentralization and the State/Civil Society Distinctions: The State as a Problematic of Governing

Thomas S. Popkewitz

Chapter 9
From the "People's Home"—Folkhemmet—to the Enterprise: Reflections on the Constitution and Reconstitution of the Field of Early Childhood Pedagogy in Sweden

Gunilla Dahlberg

Chapter 10
Governmentality in an Era of "Empowerment": The Case of Tanzania

Frances Vavrus

Chapter 11
The Construction of Discursive Space as Patterns of Inclusion/Exclusion: Governmentality and Urbanism in the United States

Lisa Hennon

IV. Intellectuals, Knowledge, and Educational Change

Chapter 12
Critics and Reconstructors: On the Emergence of Progressive Educational Expertise in South Africa

Johan Müller

Chapter 13
The Educational System, Social Reproduction, and Educational Theory in Imperial Germany

Peter Drewek

V. Comparative Strategies Rethought

Chapter 14
World System and Interrelationship Networks: The Internationalization of Education and the Role of Comparative Inquiry

Jürgen Schriewer


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