Shaping education policy : power and process
- New York : Routledge, 2011.
- Physical description
- xv, 312 p. ; 23 cm.
LC89 .S482 2011
- Unknown LC89 .S482 2011
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Part I: Shaping Policy: Historical and Theoretical Context 1. The Surprising History of Education Policy 1950 to 2010, Douglas E. Mitchell 2. An Enduring Issue: The Relationship between Political Democracy and Educational Effectiveness, Betty Malen Part II: Fundamental Issues: Structure, Governance and Market Forces 3. The Influence of Practice on Policy, David K. Cohen and Susan L. Moffitt 4. Education Politics and Policy in an Era of Evidence, Jane Hannaway and Joel Mittleman 5. The Market for Schooling, Douglas N. Harris and John F. Witte Part III: The Foundations of Educational Equity 6. Civil Rights for Individuals and Groups, Tedi K. Mitchell and Douglas E. Mitchell 7. Education Equity Policy since 1950: From Rights to Accountability, Carolyn A. Brown and Bruce S. Cooper Part IV: Globalization: Its Power and Limitations 8. Curriculum Politics and Educational Productivity, David N. Plank and Bob L. Johnson, Jr. 9. Path Dependence in German and American Public Education-The Persistence of Institutional Difference in a Globalizing World, Heinz-Dieter Meyer Part V: Major Efforts to Improve School Performance 10. Governance in Urban School Systems: Redrawing Institutional Boundaries, Kenneth K. Wong and Emily Farris 11. Education as Civic Good: Children's Services Perspectives, Robert L. Crowson, Claire E. Smrekar, and Jo Bennett Part VI: Looking to the Future of Public Schooling 12. The Politics of Educational Reform: Idea Champions and Policy Windows, Dorothy Shipps 13. What Have We Learned about Shaping Education Policy? Douglas E. Mitchell, Dorothy Shipps, and Robert L. Crowson.
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- Publisher's Summary
- Shaping Education Policy is a comprehensive overview of education politics and policy during the most turbulent and rapidly changing period in American history. Respected scholars review the history of education policy to explain the political powers and processes that shape education today. Chapters cover major themes that have influenced education, including the civil rights movement, federal involvement, the accountability movement, family choice, and development of nationalization and globalization. Sponsored by the Politics of Education Association, this edited collection examines the tumultuous shifts in education policy over the last six decades and projects the likely future of public education. This book is a necessary resource for understanding the evolution, current status, and possibilities of educational policy and politics.
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- Publication date
- edited by Douglas E. Mitchell, Robert L. Crowson, and Dorothy Shipps.