Resisting Neoliberalism in Education: Local, National and Transnational Perspectives

Evelyn Tett (Editor), Mary Hamilton (Editor)

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Abstract

Neoliberalism has been widely criticised because of its role in prioritising ‘free markets’ as the optimum way of solving problems and organising society. In the field of education, this leads to an emphasis on the knowledge economy that can reduce both persons and education to economic actors and be detrimental to wider social and ethical goals.

Drawing on a range of international contexts across informal, adult, school and university settings, this book provides innovative examples that show how neoliberalism in education can be challenged and changed at the local, national and transnational levels in order to foster a more democratic culture.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBristol
PublisherPolicy Press
Number of pages290
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9781447350200
ISBN (Print)9781447350057
Publication statusPublished - 28 Aug 2019

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