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Author Peters, Michael (Michael A.), 1948-

Title Individualism and community : education and social policy in the postmodern condition / Michael Peters and James Marshall
Published London ; Washington, D.C. : Falmer Press, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 237 pages) : illustrations
Series New prospects series ; 4
New prospects series ; 4
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; List of Figures; Introduction: The Crisis of the Welfare State in the Postmodern Condition; Social Policy and the Move to Community; Democracy and Community-based Social Policy; Welfare and the Future of Community: The New Zealand Experiment; The New Right Reforms of Education; The Politics of Choice: Public Choice Theory and the Autonomous Chooser; Children of Rogernomics: The New Right, Individualism and the Culture of Narcissism; From Education to Evaluation: The Ideal Learning Community
Summary Examining, in the widest sense, the changes in political philosophy that have occurred in Western capitalist states since the early 1980s, this book focuses on the introduction of neo-liberal principles in the combined area of social and education
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-233) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communitarianism -- New Zealand.
Education -- Political aspects -- New Zealand.
Education -- Social aspects -- New Zealand.
Individualism -- New Zealand.
Postmodernism and education -- New Zealand.
Form Electronic book
Author Marshall, James (James D.)
LC no. 96010988
ISBN 0203261925 (electronic bk.)
0203453859 (electronic bk.)
9780203261927 (electronic bk.)
9780203453858 (electronic bk.)
(hbk. ; alk. paper)