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Title Schooling reform in hard times / edited by Bob Lingard, John Knight, and Paige Porter
Published London ; Washington, D.C. : Falmer Press, 1993


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Description xi, 312 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Deakin studies in education series ; 9
Deakin studies in education series ; 9
Contents Pt. I. Introduction. Ch. 1. Restructuring Schooling towards the 1990s / John Knight, Bob Lingard and Paige Porter -- Pt. II. Restructuring Australian Education: Comparative Perspectives. Ch. 2. Corporate Federalism: The Emerging Approach to Policy-making for Australian Schools / Bob Lingard. Ch. 3. Education, The Economy and Citizenship in Australia: Critical Perspectives and Social Choices / Paige Porter. Ch. 4. Thinking 'Right' in the USA: Ideological Transformations in an Age of Conservatism / Michael W. Apple. Ch. 5. Two Hemispheres -- Both New Right?: 1980s Education Reform in New Zealand and England and Wales / Roger Dale and Jenny Ozga -- Pt. III. Restructuring Educational Discourse: Equality and Social Justice. Ch. 6. Education and Social Justice in the Postmodern Age / Lindsay Fitzclarence and Jane Kenway. Ch. 7. Inequality and Educational Reform: Lessons from the Disadvantaged Schools Project / Ken Johnston
Ch. 8. Multiculturalism, Social Justice and the Restructuring of the Australian State / Fazal Rizvi. Ch. 9. Policy and the Politics of Representation: Torres Strait Islanders and Aborigines at the Margins / Allan Luke, Martin Nakata, M. Garbutcheon Singh and Richard Smith. Ch. 10. Gender Equity and Economic Rationalism: An Uneasy Alliance / Miriam Henry and Sandra Taylor. Ch. 11. Corporate Restructuring of the Australian Disability Field / Cheryl Carpenter -- Pt. IV. Restructuring Policy and Administration: Four Case Studies. Ch. 12. The Development of Representative Committees in Victorian Schools: New Structures in the Democratization of Educational Administration? / Peter Watkins and Jill Blackmore. Ch. 13. The Efficient Corporate State: Labor Restructuring for Better Schools in Western Australia / Paige Porter, John Knight and Bob Lingard. Ch. 14. Picot -- Vision and Reality in New Zealand Schools: An Insider's View / Peter D.K. Ramsay
Summary School restructuring is in the spotlight and this text aims to bring together the latest research on policy formations in schools in Australia with comparative references to New Zealand, the USA and UK. The information is based on research carried out by the Labour governments in Western Australia
Analysis Australia
Education Related to Politics
Education Related to Politics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Education and state -- Australia.
Education -- Social aspects -- Australia.
Educational change -- Case studies.
Author Knight, John (John William), 1935-
Lingard, Bob.
Porter, Paige H.
LC no. 92038081
ISBN 0750701196