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Institutionally Bounded Entrepreneurship and the Future of American Education Policymaking

Jesse H. Rhodes

in An Education in Politics: The Origins and Evolution of No Child Left Behind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449710
eISBN:
9780801464195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449710.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main arguments and discusses their implications for future efforts to improve the nation's schools. Stepping away from the case of education, it also ... More


Equalities: the impact of welfare reform and austerity by gender, disability and age

Kirstein Rummery

in The Coalition Government and Social Policy: Restructuring the Welfare State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324560
eISBN:
9781447324584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324560.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The purpose of this chapter is to examine the impact of the policies introduced by the coalition government on the following groups which are at risk of inequality, poverty and social exclusion: ... More


Measuring educational institutional diversity: tracking, vocational orientation and standardisation

Thijs Bol and Herman G. van de Werfhorst

in Education Systems and Inequalities: International Comparisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326106
eISBN:
9781447326212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326106.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Educational systems differ in at least three dimensions: the timing and form of tracking students, the extent to which a system provides vocationally specific skills, and the extent to which an ... More


Conclusions and summary

Christiane Gross and Andreas Hadjar

in Education Systems and Inequalities: International Comparisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326106
eISBN:
9781447326212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326106.003.0017
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The conclusion presents an overview of the text, summarising the contents of each section. It then goes on to state that, through the findings of the previous chapters, the authors have come to the ... More


Education Policy Making in the Shadow of an Enduring Democratic Dilemma

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter begins to advance the book’s main argument: that we should regard the education that prepares individuals for equal citizenship as a fundamental right that is shielded from majoritarian ... More


Autism and Genetics: Profit, Risk, and Bare Life

Joyce Davidson and Michael Orsini

in Worlds of Autism: Across the Spectrum of Neurological Difference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816688883
eISBN:
9781452949239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816688883.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Maja Holmer Nadesan This chapter considers the politics behind competing explanations for autism. Critiquing the dominant frame governing autism research and public funding for autism, the author ... More


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