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New managerialism in education : commercialization, carelessness and gender

Author: Kathleen Lynch; Bernie Grummell; Dympna Devine
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Lynch; Bernie Grummell; Dympna Devine
ISBN: 9781137489944 1137489944 9780230275119 0230275117
OCLC Number: 897445736
Description: viii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 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
Responsibility: Kathleen Lynch, Bernie Grummell, Dympna Devine.

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