Critical Analyses of Educational Reforms in an Era of Transnational Governance Ebook

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This book represents a set of critical analyses of educational reforms where issues of transnational governance are of vital concern It focuses on different aspects of and practices in educational reform-making and in particular on governing techniques and the working of new agencies such as supranational and multinational organizations In addition the book examines contemporary issues of immigration/immigrants in the politics of schooling by reflecting on matters of migration and problematizing how concepts such as exclusion and abjection make the migrants appear failed insufficient and even dangerous The book provides theoretical insights into critical relations between knowledge and power governance and governmentality and notions concerning educational systems as well as how these are compared The central themes of the book are models for organizing and reflecting on transnationalization and educational reforms In its discussion of those themes the focus lies on changing conceptions of education and the educational system on how school or teacher education is adapting to discourses of effectiveness and efficiency and on their transformation according to standardized templates Such changing conceptions define the meanings of education and educational progress they are important for the identification and analysis of educational knowledge and for critical discourses on education in societyCritical Analyses of Educational Reforms in an Era of Transnational Governance EbookBy Elisabeth Hultqvist Publisher Springer Print ISBN 9783319619699 3319619691 eText ISBN 9783319619712 3319619713 Copyright year 2018 Format PDF Available from 12900 USD SKU 9783319619712

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This book represents a set of critical analyses of educational reforms where issues of transnational governance are of vital concern It focuses on different aspects of and practices in educational reform-making and in particular on governing techniques and the working of new agencies such as supranational and multinational organizations In addition the book examines contemporary issues of immigration/immigrants in the politics of schooling by reflecting on matters of migration and problematizing how concepts such as exclusion and abjection make the migrants appear failed insufficient and even dangerous The book provides theoretical insights into critical relations between knowledge and power governance and governmentality and notions concerning educational systems as well as how these are compared The central themes of the book are models for organizing and reflecting on transnationalization and educational reforms In its discussion of those themes the focus lies on changing conceptions of education and the educational system on how school or teacher education is adapting to discourses of effectiveness and efficiency and on their transformation according to standardized templates Such changing conceptions define the meanings of education and educational progress they are important for the identification and analysis of educational knowledge and for critical discourses on education in societyCritical Analyses of Educational Reforms in an Era of Transnational Governance EbookBy Elisabeth Hultqvist Publisher Springer Print ISBN 9783319619699 3319619691 eText ISBN 9783319619712 3319619713 Copyright year 2018 Format PDF Available from 12900 USD SKU 9783319619712