Global Education Inc.: New Policy Networks and the Neoliberal Imaginary

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Routledge, Mar 1, 2012 - Education - 184 pages
Do private and philanthropic solutions to the problems of education signal the end of state education in its welfare form?Education policy is being reformed and re-worked on a global scale. Policies are flowing and converging to produce a singular vision of best practice based on the methods and tenets of the neo-liberal imaginary. Philanthro
 

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Contents

1 Networks neoliberalism and policy mobilities
1
2 Doing neoliberalism markets and states and friends with money
17
Indiana Jones business and schooling of the poor
38
4 New philanthropy social capitalism and education policy
66
selling and exporting policy
93
6 Education as big business
116
7 Money meaning and policy connections
137
References
146
Index
154
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Stephen J. Ball is Karl Mannheim Professor of Sociology of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.

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