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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


“Siberia, U.S.A.”: Psychological Experts and the State

Michelle M. Nickerson

in Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121840
eISBN:
9781400842209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121840.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter documents how activism in education politics turned the attention of conservative women to professional psychology as a logical next target. Fears of “brainwashing” segued into fears of ... More


The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Brian Levy, Robert Cameron, Ursula Hoadley, and Vinothan Naidoo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book brings together scholars from multiple disciplines to explore how political and institutional context influences the governance of basic education in South Africa at national, provincial, ... More


A Tale of Two Trilemmas: Varieties of Higher Education and the Service Economy

Ben Ansell and Jane Gingrich

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

In this chapter, Ansell and Gingrich examine how the politics of higher education shape national responses to the challenge of the service transition. Specifically, they argue that applying Ansell’s ... More


Improving Basic Education—The Governance Challenge

Brian Levy

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Building on political settlements analysis, this chapter lays out the multi-level framework used throughout the book to explore how political and institutional context influence the governance of ... More


School Business

Kim Tolley

in Heading South To Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624334
eISBN:
9781469624358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624334.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 6 reconstructs Susan Nye Hutchison's transformation from nearly destitute widow in New York to successful academy founder in North Carolina. Her journals reveal the relatively unknown ... More


Researching Rural

Mara Casey Tieken

in Why Rural Schools Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter describes research carried out in Delight and Earle. The portraiture method has been used here to investigate the roles of rural public schools in the two communities and to look at how ... More


History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book chronicles the history of education policymaking in India. The focus of the book is on the period from 1964 when the landmark Kothari Commission was constituted; however, to put the policy ... More


A More Perfect UnionReconciling School Choice Policy with Equality of Opportunity Goals

Janelle Scott and Amy Stuart Wells

in Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982981
eISBN:
9780199346219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982981.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Janelle Scott and Amy Stuart Wells delve into the problems and potential of school choice in either exacerbating or alleviating the opportunity gap. They contend that school choice policies within a ... More


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