Neo-liberal Educational Reforms: A Critical Analysis

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David Turner, Hüseyin Yolcu
Routledge, Dec 17, 2013 - Education - 230 pages

This volume gathers a cast of eminent scholars for a critical and comparitive analysis of how neoliberal education policies have functioned in a range of countries in different stages of economic development. Treating case studies from Europe, Asia, the Americas and the Middle East, the volume shows how globalization operates differently in different societal contexts.

 

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Contents

1 Neoliberalism and Public Goods
1
2 Neoliberalism and English Education
13
Some Insights from France
32
Marketing Education in the Context of Neoliberal Policies
50
5 Neoliberal Reforms and Governance in Mexican Higher Education
73
6 The Neoliberal Reforms of Education in Argentina and Latin America
91
7 The Influence of Neoliberalism on Japans Educational Reforms
118
Issues and Challenges
139
9 Globalization and Neoliberalism as Educational Policy in Australia
164
Ecopedagogy and Globalizations in Appalachia Argentina and Brazil
184
Walking the Tightrope between Choice and Equity
204
Contributors
221
Index
225
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David A. Turner is Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of South Wales, and Visiting Professor at Beijng Normal University. He has written extensively on the theory of education.

Hüseyin Yolcu is Assistant Professor at the University of Kastamonu, Turkey.

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