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Education plc : understanding private sector participation in public sector education

Author: Stephen J Ball
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stephen Ball provides a full analytical and empirical account of the privatization of education. He questions the kind of future we want for education and what role privatization and the private sector might have, and, crucially, how justice and ethical behaviour can be balanced against a necessary pragmatism.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ball, Stephen J.
Education plc.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
(DLC) 2006028061
(OCoLC)71288702
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Ball
ISBN: 9780203964200 0203964209 1280763264 9781280763267 9786610763269 6610763267 9781134149001 113414900X 9781134148998 1134148992
OCLC Number: 122939055
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 216 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A 'policy sociology' introduction to privatisation(s) : tools, meanings and positions --
Privatisation(s) in contexts --
Scale and scope : education is big business --
Economics and actors : the social relations of the ESI --
New governance, new communities, new philanthropy --
Selling improvement/selling policy/selling localities : an economy of innovation --
Policy controversies : failures, ethics and experiments --
Not jumping to conclusions.
Responsibility: Stephen J. Ball.
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