Examines the ideological differences between the education policies of the two main political parties in the UK and discusses the emergence of these differences within the context of the 1988 Education Reform Act. It also looks at the world-wide influence of the "New Right" politics on education.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Politics, Ideology and Education; Chapter 2 Education, Ideology and the Labour Part y; Chapter 3 Education, Ideology and the Conservative Part y from 1944 to 1988; Chapter 4 The Growth of Ideological Conflicts: The Education Reform Act (1988); Chapter 5 Events Since 1988; Chapter 6 Problems of Choice, the Market and Educational Planning; Chapter 7 Towards a New Consensus?; Chapter 8 Agenda for a New Consensus;