1st Edition

Education Contested
Changing Relations between State, Market and Civil Society in Modern European Education

ISBN 9789026516306
Published January 1, 2000 by Taylor & Francis
248 Pages

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Book Description

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

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