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Markets and equity in education

Geoffrey Walford c2006

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  • Title:
    Markets and equity in education
  • Author: Geoffrey Walford
  • Subjects: School choice; Educational equalization; Electronic books
  • Description: Contents; List of tables; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part 1. Choice and Diversity; 1 Diversity and choice in school education: an alternative view; 2 Weak choice, strong choice, and the new Christian schools; 3 Durkheim, democracy and diversity: some thoughts on recent changes in England and Wales; 4 Does the market ensure quality?; Part 2. Comprehensive Schools and Selection; 5 A return to selection?; 6 From common schooling to selection? Affirming and contesting the comprehensive ideal, 1976-2001; Part 3. Studying School Choice; 7 A panic about school choice
    8 Parents' responses to the school quasi-market9 The child's voice in school choice; Part 4. Developing Strong Choice: New Schools in the Market; 10 Sponsored grant-maintained schools: extending the franchise?; 11 A policy adventure: sponsored grant-maintained schools; Part 5. Assessing Policies on Choice; 12 The market and school-based management in England; 13 The educational policies of New Labour and the old problem of inequality; References
    Geoffrey Walford tackles one of the perennial issues in education policy, namely the inter-relationship of markets and equity. His discussion synthesises research findings (his own in the context of others) from over a decade examining the triangle between (i) theory, (ii) policy (both current and recent) and (iii) practice.
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum
  • Creation Date: c2006
  • Format: 1 online resource (247 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-281-29509-4;ISBN9786611295097;ISBN1-84714-429-2
  • OCLC Number: 229456910
  • Institution Zone MMS ID: 991000435019803378$$I01TRAILS_CDKC
  • Network Zone MMS ID: 9911578174403366
  • Source: 01TRAILS ALMA

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