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Researching the global education industry : commodification, the market and business involvement

Author: Marcelo Parreira do Amaral; Gita Steiner-Khamsi; Christiane Thompson
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.
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This book examines how the Global Education Industry (GEI) has brokered, funded, and implemented new conceptualizations of 'good' education. With a focus on new private providers and policy actors in  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcelo Parreira do Amaral; Gita Steiner-Khamsi; Christiane Thompson
ISBN: 9783030042356 3030042359
OCLC Number: 1085144300
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (black and white) ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Researching the Global Education Industry.- 2. Serial Entrepreneurs, Angel Investors, and Capex Light Edu-Business Start-Ups in India: Philanthropy, Impact Investing, and Systemic Educational Change.- 3. The Political Turn of Corporate Influence in Education: A Synthesis of Main Policy Reform Strategies.- 4. Advocacy Networks and Market Models for Education.- 5. UNESCO, Education, and the Private Sector: A Relationship on Whose Terms?.- 6. Embedding Education Research in the European Economic Imaginary?.- 7. The Global Education Industry, Data Infrastructures, and the Restructuring of Government School Systems.- 8. The Transformation of State Monitoring Systems inGermany and the US: Relating the Datafication and Digitalization of Education to the Global Education Industry.- 9. International Education Hubs as Competitive Advantage: Investigating the Role of the State as Power Connector in the Global Education Industry.- 10. The Globalized Expert: On the Dissemination and Authorization of Evidence-Based Education.- 11. Digitization, Disruption, and the "Society of Singularities": The Transformative Power of the Global Education Industry.- 12. Writing Global Education Policy Research.- 13. Conclusion: Changing Education in the GEI-Rationales, Logics, and Modes of Operation.
Responsibility: edited by Marcelo Parreira do Amaral, Gita Steiner-Khamsi, Christiane Thompson.


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