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Corporate elites and the reform of public education

Author: Helen M Gunter; David Hall; Michael W Apple
Publisher: Bristol Policy Press 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Leading scholars combine theory and case studies to reveal how elite corporations are increasingly influencing how public education provision and services are delivered across the world.


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen M Gunter; David Hall; Michael W Apple
ISBN: 9781447326809 1447326806
OCLC Number: 992524498
Description: xiii, 296 Seiten
Contents: Foreword ~ Professor Romuald Normand, University of Strasborg;Introduction: Scoping corporate elites and public education ~ Helen M Gunter, Michael W Apple and David Hall;Part 1: Corporatised governance: system perspectives;Corporate elites and the student identity market ~ Patricia Burch, Andrew L. LaFave and Jahni M.A. Smith;The corporate false promise of 'techno-utopia': the case of Amplify! ~ Kenneth J. Saltman;Fighting for the local: Americans for Prosperity and the struggle for school boards ~ Eleni Schirmer and Michael W. Apple;Axis of advantage: elites in higher education ~ Tanya Fitzgerald;Corporate elites and higher education reform: the corporatisation of academic life in Indonesia ~ Nurdiana Gaus and David Hall;Becoming a 'better' elite: the proliferation and discourses of educational travel programmes for elite youth ~ Kristin Sinclair and Katy SwalwellDouble standards: everyday corporate strategies at an elite school in Argentina ~ Howard Prosser;(Re)producing elites: meritocracy, the state and the politics of the curriculum in Singapore ~ Leonel Lim;Part 2: Corporatised governance: provision perspectives;Fast-track leadership development programmes: the new micro-philanthropy of future elites ~ James R. Duggan;Corporate consultancy practices in education services in England ~ Helen M. Gunter;The business of governorship: corporate elitism in public education ~ Andrew Wilkins;The courtier's empire: a case study of providers and provision ~ Steven J. Courtney;Political and corporate elites and localised educational policy-making: the case of Kingswood Academy ~ Ruth McGinity;The usual suspects? Free schools in England and the influence of corporate elites ~ Rob Higham;When students 'speak back': challenging elite approaches to teaching, learning and education policy ~ John Smyth;Conclusion: The challenge of corporate elites and public education ~ Helen M Gunter, Michael W Apple and David Hall.
Responsibility: edited by Helen M. Gunter, David Hall, Michael W. Apple.


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"Written by intellectual leaders in the sociology of education, this book reclaims the concept of the public in our educational system. A must read for our confusing and risky times." Dr. Carlos Read more...

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