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School Choice and Social Justice

Harry Brighouse

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257874
eISBN:
9780191598845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257876.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Defends a theory of social justice for education from within an egalitarian version of liberalism. The theory involves a strong commitment to educational equality, and to the idea that children's ... More


Framing Public Intervention with Respect to Children as Parent-Empowering

Stephen D. Sugarman

in Raising Children: Emerging Needs, Modern Risks, and Social Responses

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195310122
eISBN:
9780199865284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310122.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

Social policies that effect children are often seen as measures that diminish parental authority. This chapter explains how planners might increase public support for social policies by framing ... More


The Case for Choice

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:
10.1093/0199257876.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Describes the main kinds of school choice: public school choice, charter schools, and school vouchers. It looks at a series of arguments for school choice reforms, including Milton Friedman's ... More


Three Red Herrings

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:
10.1093/0199257876.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Examines, and refutes, three a priori arguments against school choice: the argument from commodification, the argument from democracy, and the argument from the common good. It argues that markets ... More


Social Justice and Existing School Choice Programmes

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:
10.1093/0199257876.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Looks in detail at two existing school choice programmes, the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program, which distributes school vouchers to low‐income families, and the national choice program that has ... More


School Choice for Social Justice?

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:
10.1093/0199257876.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Elaborates an ideal school choice scheme that, using vouchers, would succeed in meeting the constraints set by the principles of educational equality and personal autonomy. The scheme is modelled on ... More


The “Neo-Bolshevik” Privatizer

Anatoly Chubais

in Conversations on Russia: Reform from Yeltsin to Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300611
eISBN:
9780199850754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300611.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter presents an interview granted by Anatoly Chubais, who was an architect of Russian privatization, an enormous task for an economy in which all means of production had been state owned. He ... More


A possible agenda for heritage policy

Alan Peacock and Ilde Rizzo

in The Heritage Game: Economics, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213177
eISBN:
9780191707124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213177.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

It is reasonable to suppose that economists may be able to supply useful data suitably analysed for use by policymakers, who should not to be allowed to ‘sit round the table’ with a vote on what are ... More


School Choice and the Question of Accountability: The Milwaukee Experience

Emily Van Dunk and Anneliese M. Dickman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099423
eISBN:
9780300127973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099423.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book refocuses the debate about school choice programs in America, with a non-partisan assessment of the nation's largest and longest-running private school voucher program—the high-profile ... More


School Education

Julian Le Grand

in Motivation, Agency, and Public Policy: Of Knights and Knaves, Pawns and Queens

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266999
eISBN:
9780191600869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266999.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Uses the experience of parental choice and competition in primary schools to argue that, if the aim is to have a public service that treats its users more like queens than like pawns and, moreover, ... More


Compassionate Conservatism, Domestic Policy, and the Politics of Ideational Change

Steven Teles

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The idea of compassionate conservatism was presented in the 2000 presidential campaign as a major innovation in Republican Party public philosophy. To the contrary, the idea was a rebranding of ideas ... More


Plurality: the idea and reality of choice

Helen M. Gunter

in The Politics of Public Education: Reform Ideas and Issues

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447339588
eISBN:
9781447339625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339588.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter considers the continued dominance of the private over the common purposes of education. It focuses on access to a school and examines what this means for plurality. Notably, through the ... More


Epilogue

Brandon Haught

in Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049434
eISBN:
9780813050409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049434.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Documentation of anti-evolution initiatives in Florida is far from complete. Efforts in Columbia County are currently ongoing, and an organization called World Changers of Florida has vowed to pursue ... More


The Liberty of Citizens and the Responsibilities of Government

Robert Audi

in Democratic Authority and the Separation of Church and State

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796083
eISBN:
9780199919345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796083.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explains and defends three principles of church-state separation, one requiring government to protect religious liberty, the second requiring government to treat different religious ... More


The Limitations of Parental Accountability

Emily Van Dunk and Anneliese M. Dickman

in School Choice and the Question of Accountability: The Milwaukee Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099423
eISBN:
9780300127973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099423.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

A school's success depends upon its ability to gain enough market shares to remain open. Because parental school choices are backed by public money (vouchers), they will have a financial impact on ... More


Rewriting the Relationship between States and Their Public Universities

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

in Why Does College Cost So Much?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744503
eISBN:
9780199866168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744503.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Public colleges and universities currently receive significant subsidies from state governments through state appropriations for operations. As a fraction of university operating costs, these state ... More


The Economics of School Choice

Caroline M. Hoxby (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355337
eISBN:
9780226355344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355344.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has declared school voucher programs constitutional, the many unanswered questions concerning the potential effects of school choice will become especially pressing. ... More


Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Molly W. Metzger and Henry S. Webber (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Marking 50 years since the passage of the Fair Housing and Civil Rights Acts, this collection both builds on and departs from two generations of scholarship on urban development and inequality. The ... More


Parental Choice, Parental Power, and Accountability

Emily Van Dunk and Anneliese M. Dickman

in School Choice and the Question of Accountability: The Milwaukee Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099423
eISBN:
9780300127973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099423.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the link between parental choice and the success or failure of voucher schools. It first discusses what the history of the choice program tells about parental desires and ... More


School Discipline in Chile

Florencia Torche and Alejandra Mizala

in Improving Learning Environments: School Discipline and Student Achievement in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778039
eISBN:
9780804781688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778039.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the distinctive organizational structure of Chile's educational system. The Chilean school system underwent an organizational transformation in 1981, from being centrally ... More


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