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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
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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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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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