Published July 30, 2007
by Not Avail .
Written in English
|Contributions||E. Wayne Ross (Editor), Rich Gibson (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||312|
This book undertakes two primary goals: a critique of educational reforms that result from the rise of neoliberalism, and to provide Marxian alternatives to neoliberal conceptions of eduction problems and solutions. A key issue addressed by contributiors is how forms of critical consciousness can be engendered throughout society via schools/5(2). NEOLIBERALISM AND EDUCATION REFORM EDITED BY E. WAYNE ROSS, UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA AND RICH GIBSON, SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY This book undertakes two primary goals: a critique of educational reforms that result from the rise of neoliberalism, and to pro-vide Marxian alternatives to neoliberal conceptions of education problems and solutions. The Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism series features books by new as well as established scholars that throw a harsh spotlight on the conditions under which education currently labors and offers analysis, hope, and resistance in the name of more collective, egalitarian education for social and for economic justice. [Winner of the “Critic’s Choice Award” from the American Educational Studies Association] This book has two primary goals: a critique of educational reforms that result from the rise of neoliberalism, and to provide alternatives to neoliberal.
The authors of Neoliberalism and Educational Reformhave produced important analyses and explanations with regard to what is occurring in public education during this historical period, which is characterized by the agents and allies of capitalism seeking to solve the “accumulation crisis”— namely the alleged need for more Size: 1MB. Neoliberal Education Reform Neoliberalism is the ideology that currently guides the reform of public services. The hallmark of neoliberal reform is the effort to limit the public distribution of goods and services and to privatize Downloaded from by robert silverman on J File Size: 1MB. The goal of neoliberalism is thereby to rollback the state, privatize public services, or (as in the case of vouchers) engineer forms of consumer choice and market discipline in the public : Jason Blakely. of neoliberalism as a way of governing society and schools. Ithen illustrate some ways in which. neoliberal ideas and practices manifest in schooling and curricula, offering two examples:the. quasi- marketisation of public schooling systems and the economisation of the of cial curriculum.
Neoliberalism and Educational Reform opens with three chapters that pro- vide broad overviews of the how neoliberal educational policies work in the United States and the United Kingdom. But the philosophy arose as a conscious attempt to reshape human life and shift the locus of power. Neoliberalism sees competition as the defining characteristic of human relations. It redefines citizens as consumers, whose democratic choices are best exercised by buying and selling. In particular, emphasis is placed on discussing the ways in which neoliberal ideologies impact on the process of education policy formulation and implementation, and influence the aims and outcomes of national educational reform : Anastasia Liasidou. (). Neoliberalism and Education Reform. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press. Ashwani Kumar University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Introduction Neoliberalism and Education Reform is an edited anthology that analyzes the ramifications of neoliberal global capitalism and its hazardous impact on education. The editors, E. Wayne.