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New managerialism in education : commercialization, carelessness and gender

Kathleen Lynch (Author), Bernie Grummell (Author), Dympna Devine (Author)
An examination of the impact of neo-liberal reform on the traditional caring ethos of public services such as education, exploring how these reforms influence the appointment and experiences of senior management across the education sector
Print Book, English, 2015
Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2015
Case studies
viii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9781137489944, 9780230275119, 1137489944, 0230275117
Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: GOVERNANCE IN IRISH EDUCATION New Managerialism as a Political Project: The Irish Case The Culture of Governance in Irish Education PART II: APPOINTING SENIOR MANAGERS Research Preface: The Case Studies Homosociability, Local Logics and Authenticity in the Appointments Process Assessing Applicants: The Care Rules PART III: BEING A SENIOR MANAGER Leading Educators: The Emotional Work of Managing Identities Crafting the Elastic Self: Gendered Experiences The Careless Rules of the Game: Pregnancy, Child Care and Management PART IV: LIVING AND FRAMING MARKETIZATION New Managerialism, Carelessness and Gender Framing Educational Agendas for Managers: The Role of the News Media Bibliography Index