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Title Corporate elites and the reform of public education / edited by Helen M. Gunter, David Hall, Michael W. Apple
Published Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2017


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Description xiii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Contents note continued: Nine.Fast-track leadership development programmes: the new micro-philanthropy of future elites / James R. Duggan -- Ten.Corporate consultancy practices in education services in England / Helen M. Gunter -- Eleven.The business of governorship: corporate elitism in public education / Andrew Wilkins -- Twelve.The courtier's empire: a case study of providers and provision / Steven J. Courtney -- Thirteen.Political and corporate elites and localised educational policy-making: the case of Kingswood Academy / Ruth McGinity -- Fourteen.The usual suspects? Free schools in England and the influence of corporate elites / Rob Higham -- Fifteen.When students ̀speak back': challenging elite approaches to teaching, learning and education policy / John Smyth
Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Corporatised governance: system perspectives -- One.Corporate elites and the student identity market / Jahni M.A. Smith -- Two.The corporate false promise of techno-utopia: the case of Amplify! / Kenneth J. Saltman -- Three.Fighting for the local: Americans for Prosperity and the struggle for school boards / Michael W. Apple -- Four.Axis of advantage: elites in higher education / Tanya Fitzgerald -- Five.Corporate elites and higher education reform: the corporatisation of academic life in Indonesia / David Hall -- Six.Becoming a ̀better' elite: the proliferation and discourses of educational travel programmes for elite youth / Katy Swalwell -- Seven.Double standards: everyday corporate strategies at an elite school in Argentina / Howard Prosser -- Eight.(Re)producing elites: meritocracy, the state and the politics of the curriculum in Singapore / Leonel Lim -- pt. 2 Corporatised governance: provision perspectives --
Summary Just what is the role of corporate elites in contemporary reforms of public universities and schools? Providing fresh perspectives on matters of governance and vibrant case studies on particular facets of education provision-such as curriculum, teaching, and professional practices-this book brings together contributions from the United States, Argentina, Australia, England, Indonesia, and Singapore to explore how corporate elites are increasingly influencing public education policy and service delivery locally, nationally, and across the world. -- Provided by publisher
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-285) and index
Notes Also issued online
Subject Business and education.
Education and state -- Social aspects.
Author Apple, Michael W., editor
Gunter, Helen, editor
Hall, Dave, 1960- editor
ISBN 1447326806