Schooling in Western Europe: The New Order and its Adversaries

Schooling in Western Europe: The New Order and its Adversaries

by K. Jones, C. Cunchillos, R. Hatcher, N. Hirtt
     
 

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Schooling in Europe is being transformed by a new policy orthodoxy affecting all aspects of the school. Privatization, decentralization, and business focused curriculum reform are all on the rise. The authors consider the impact and conflict of such changes on schooling in England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

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Schooling in Europe is being transformed by a new policy orthodoxy affecting all aspects of the school. Privatization, decentralization, and business focused curriculum reform are all on the rise. The authors consider the impact and conflict of such changes on schooling in England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

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'...providing a comprehensive and coherent overview of recent policy developments in education and their impacts across Europe...The text is both informative...and illuminating in its synthesis of the different elements of the neo-liberal re-ordering of schooling'. - Jenny Ozga, Journal of Education Policy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230551435
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
12/19/2007
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

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Meet the Author

CHOMIN CUNCHILLOS is a Secondary School Teacher, IES "Emperatriz Maria de Austria", Spain RICHARD HATCHER is Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, University of Central England, UK NICO HIRTT teaches Physics in Secondary Education in Belgium ROSALIND INNES is a Lecturer at the University of Basilicata, Italy SAMY JOHSUA is Professor of Education Science, University Aix en Provence, France KEN JONES is Professor of Education, Keele University, UK JUERGEN KLAUSENITZER is a retired teaching professional in Germany

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