Education Contested: Changing Relations between State, Market and Civil Society in Modern European Education, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Education Contested

Changing Relations between State, Market and Civil Society in Modern European Education, 1st Edition

Edited by Jules L. Peschar, Marieke van der Wal

Taylor & Francis

248 pages

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This text discusses the relationship between state, market, civil society and education, examining such topics as: development in education inspectorates; the way in which universities are stimulated to support themselves financially; and the way education prepares students for citizenship.

Table of Contents


Jules L. Peschar & Marieke van der Wal

1 Central Issues and Changing Perspectives in European

Comparative Education

Jules L. Peschar & Marieke van der Wal

Part 1: State

2 World Class Schools: Some Preliminary Findings from the

International School Effectiveness Research Project (ISERP)

David Reynolds, Bert Creemers, Charles Teddlie & Sam Stringfield

3 Paying the Price for ‘Deregulation’: The Rise of External School

Evaluation through Inspection

Hans-Georg Kotthoff

4 Curriculum Control in ‘Deregulated’ and Bureaucratic Educational

Systems in Europe: The Cases of England and Greece

Stavros Moutsios

5 How Can an Educational System be Decentralised while Preserving

its Unity? The Case of Russia and France

Henry Folliet & Jean-Michel Leclerq

Part 2: Market

6 Universities, Markets and the State: Higher Education Financing as

a Laboratory of Change

Hans N. Weiler

7 The State, Civil Society and Economies: The University and the

Politics of Space

Robert Cowen

8 Education Between State and Private Delivery: Civil Society as

Equilibrium. The Dutch Case

Anne Bert Dijkstra & Jaap Dronkers

9 Capacity Building for Market Orientation in Higher Education:

Experiences in Vietnam and Kenya

Bram de Hoop & Wim Jan T. Renkema

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Part 3: Civil Society

10 The Current State of the French Education System: A Contrast

Balance Sheet

Claude Thélot

11 University Training for Adults in the Light of the Interaction

Between University and the Civil Society

Jean-Luc Guyot

12 Pakistani Immigrants: A Challenge to Norwegian Schools and

Social Equity

Gunn Marie Hansen

13 University Selectivity and Employment: A Comparison Between

British and French Graduates

Jake Murdoch, Jean-Jacques Paul & Julien Zanzala

About the authors

Author Index

Subject Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business