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Education and Muslim National Schools in Ireland1

Tuula Sakaranaho

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses the provision of Muslim schools in the Republic of Ireland. While the introduction of publicly-funded Muslim faith-based schools has been controversial in other European ... More


Case Studies of School-Level Governance Dynamics in the Western Cape

Ursula Hoadley, Brian Levy, Lawule Shumane, and Shelly Wilburn

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/9780198824053.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter details four case studies of school-level management practices in the appointment process of school principals. The school-level processes are used as a lens through which to refract ... More


Governance, school reform and change management

John Holmwood and Therese O’Toole

in Countering Extremism in British Schools?: The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447344131
eISBN:
9781447344179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344131.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter looks at the changing governance of English schools. The discussion of the policy context pointed to the ‘heterarchic’ nature of school governance in Birmingham, and elsewhere, as a ... More


Political Transformation and Education Sector Performance in South Africa

Brian Levy, Robert Cameron, Ursula Hoadley, and Vinothan Naidoo

in The Politics of Education in Developing Countries: From Schooling to Learning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835684
eISBN:
9780191873201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835684.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores how political and institutional constraints influenced education policymaking and implementation in South Africa at national, provincial, and school levels. Stark differences ... 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 Past Found

Campbell F. Scribner

in The Fight for Local Control: Schools, Suburbs, and American Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501700804
eISBN:
9781501704116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700804.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the interrelated changes in the United States' metropolitan landscape during the postwar era, which in turn explain the origins and evolution of ... More


Education and opportunity: Is the UK departing from a common tradition?

Lindsay Paterson

in British Academy Lectures 2013-14

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780197265864
eISBN:
9780191772016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265864.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

There is an assumption in public debate that Scotland and England are drifting apart in social policy, whatever the outcome of the referendum in Scotland in September 2014 on whether Scotland should ... More


The Battle of Ideas

Campbell F. Scribner

in The Fight for Local Control: Schools, Suburbs, and American Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501700804
eISBN:
9781501704116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700804.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines curricular disputes. The roots of curricular conflict frequently lie in changing structures of school governance and realignments of political power. Thus, controversy is never ... More


Willful Disobedience: Young People and School Authority in the Nineteenth-Century United States

James D. Schmidt

in Children and Youth During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479894147
eISBN:
9781479804078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894147.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the issue of corporal punishment in schools and how it was challenged by both children and parents in the courts during the nineteenth century. Focusing on court cases pitting ... More


Transparency and Participation—Getting the Fit Right

Brain Levy

in Working with the Grain: Integrating Governance and Growth in Development Strategies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199363803
eISBN:
9780199363834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363803.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 9 uses the examples of school governance (specifically basic education) and community-driven development to explore three distinct mechanisms through which transparency and participation ... More


Changing Schools, Changing Citizens, Changing Priorities

Sarah M. Stitzlein

in American Public Education and the Responsibility of its Citizens: Supporting Democracy in the Age of Accountability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190657383
eISBN:
9780190692568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657383.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this introductory chapter, I explain the shifting context of public schooling and the democracy it enables. I show that increasing numbers of citizens have relinquished support for traditional ... More


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