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Promoting Inequality: The Politics of Higher Education Policy in an Era of Conservative Governance

Suzanne Mettler

in The Unsustainable American State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780195392135
eISBN:
9780199852543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392135.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In previous times, the United States has been considered as a state that gives utmost priority to higher education. As seen in the history of education in the United States, governmental efforts to ... More


Engendering Education: Prospects For a Rights‐Based Approach To Female Education Deprivation In India

Ramya Subrahmanian

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines two challenges to promoting the right of education in India: economic and education policies, and the gender perspective used to justify a focus on women’s education. The ... More


Expanding and Intensifying Governance: The OECD in Education Policy

Anja P. Jakobi and Kerstin Martens

in Mechanisms of OECD Governance: International Incentives for National Policy-Making?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199591145
eISBN:
9780191594601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591145.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 8 analyzes the OECD's impact on education policy‐making. Despite its long‐term involvement in education policy, the organization has developed into a central actor in this field only ... More


Introduction

Meira Levinson

in The Demands of Liberal Education

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250448
eISBN:
9780191599750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250448.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The goal of this book is to develop a coherent liberal political theory of children's education provision. This goal is motivated by three observations: although people's intuitions about liberalism ... More


Educational Inequality in Latin America: Patterns, Policies, and Issues

Cristián Cox

in Growing Gaps: Educational Inequality around the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732180
eISBN:
9780199866182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732180.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides an overview and analysis of changes in the educational systems of Latin American countries. The first section sketches the general picture of educational inequality in the ... More


Liberal Theory and Education Policy

Harry Brighouse

in School Choice and Social Justice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257874
eISBN:
9780191598845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257876.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Provides a brief sketch of liberalism, explaining the key commitments to individualism, rights, and autonomy. It explains how political philosophy should be applied to education policy, and offers a ... More


Education Policy from the Great Society to 1980: The Expansion and Institutionalization of the Federal Role in Schools

Patrick McGuinn

in Conservatism and American Political Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195373929
eISBN:
9780199852291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373929.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, the big bang of federal education policy, the moment when national authority over schools grew suddenly and, in ... More


Education Policy from 1980 to the Present: The Politics of Privatization

Jeffrey Henig

in Conservatism and American Political Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195373929
eISBN:
9780199852291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373929.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the impact of conservative ideas, interests, and institutions by addressing several puzzles posed by recent education politics and policy. It argues that the evolution of ... More


Policy Issues

Frédéric Docquier and Hillel Rapoport

in Brain Drain and Brain Gain: The Global Competition to Attract High-Skilled Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654826
eISBN:
9780191742095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654826.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This section evaluates the policy implications of the brain drain. It focuses on policies that specifically address the causes and consequences of the brain drain. In particular, it explores whether ... More


Sociopolitical Changes and Inequality in Educational Opportunities in China: Two Different Trends, 1940–2001

Li Chunling

in Growing Gaps: Educational Inequality around the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732180
eISBN:
9780199866182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732180.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the relationship between social class and university entrance in the People's Republic of China during a period of major economic change towards the end of the last century. The ... More


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