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Rethinking school choice : limits of the market metaphor

Author: Jeffrey R Henig
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1994.
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Advocates of school vouchers and other choice proposals couch their arguments in the fashionable language of economic theory. Choice initiatives at all levels of government have succeeded, it is claimed, because they shift responsibility for education reform from government to market forces. This timely book disputes the appropriateness of the market metaphor as a guide to education policy. Engaging the debate on  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey R Henig
ISBN: 0691033471 9780691033471 0691044724 9780691044729
OCLC Number: 28375551
Description: xiv, 277 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Defining the problem --
Evolution of an idea --
Reinterpreting the history of school choice --
Choosing our future.
Responsibility: Jeffrey R. Henig.
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