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Education And The Market Place - Terence H. McLaughlin

Education And The Market Place

Paperback Published: 31st October 1994
ISBN: 9780750703499
Number Of Pages: 188

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This collection of essays debates the application of market principles to and within the context of education. The contributors are all leading figures in their field, presenting their ideas in an accessible style to the lay reader. Throughout, the educational and public policy issues raised by the application of market principles to education are closely examined.

Education and the Market Place: An Introductionp. 1
Schooling, Markets and Public Agency 1833-1944p. 9
Examining Particular Applications of the Market Principles in Practicep. 19
Local Education Authorities and the Market Placep. 21
In Defence of the Educational Voucherp. 34
Diversity in State Education: The Grant Maintained Optionp. 40
Managing the Marketp. 54
Parents: Customers or Partners?p. 65
Business Sponsorship in Schools: A Changing Climatep. 80
Pied Piper Revisitedp. 89
The Debate in Philosophical and Educational Termsp. 103
Markets, Values and Educationp. 105
Education and the Limits of the Marketp. 117
Education is a Public Good: On the need to Resist the Domination of Economic Sciencep. 126
In Defence of Markets in Educational Provisionp. 138
Politics, Markets and Schools: The Central Issuesp. 153
Notes on Contributorsp. 169
Indexp. 172
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ISBN: 9780750703499
ISBN-10: 0750703490
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 188
Published: 31st October 1994
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1

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