Devolution and choice in education : the school, the state, and the market / Geoff Whitty, Sally Power, and David Halpin

Author(s): Whitty, Geoff
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Subjects: School-based management--Cross-cultural studies
School choice--Cross-cultural studies
School management and organization--Cross-cultural studies
Education--Political aspects--Cross-cultural studies
Education and state--Cross-cultural studies
Educational change--Cross-cultural studies
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Buckingham [England] ; Bristol, PA, USA : Open University Press, 1998
LC Classification: L, LB
Physical Description: vi, 170 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface and acknowledgements
Pt. 1. Mapping education reform 1
1. Introduction 3
2. Restructuring public education in five countries 15
3. Devolution and choice: a global phenomenon? 31
Pt. II. The school, the state and the market 49
4. School managers, the state and the market 51
5. Changing teachers' work 64
6. Classrooms and the curriculum 79
7. The self-managing school and the community 94
Pt. III. Problems and prospects in the politics of education 109
8. Effectiveness, efficiency and equity 111
9. Beyond devolution and choice 126
References 143
Index 161
Alternate Titles: Cover title: Devolution & choice in education
Additional Authors: Power, Sally
Halpin, David
Notes: LCCN: 97008654
ISBN: 0335197124
ISBN: 0335197116 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-160) and index
OCLC Number: 36705696
ISBN/ISSN: 0335197124