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Section 1 Perspectives on policy research 1. Policy Sociology and Critical Social Research: a personal review of recent education policy and policy research. 2. Discipline and chaos: the New Right and discourses of derision 3. What is Policy? Texts, Trajectories and Toolboxes. 4. Educational Studies, Policy Entrepreneurship and Social Theory. 5. Big Policies/Small World: an introduction to international perspectives on education policy. Section 2 Policy Technologies and policy analysis 6. Ethics, self interest and the market form in education. 7. Good school/Bad school: paradox and fabrication. 8. Educational Reform, Market concepts and Ethical re-tooling. 9. Standards in Education: privatisation, profit and values. 10. The teacher's soul and the terrors of performativity. Section 3 Social Class and Education policy 11. Ball, S.J., R. Bowe, and S. Gewirtz: Circuits of schooling: a sociological exploration of parental choice of school in social class contexts. 12. Ball, S.J., M. Maguire and S. Macrae: Space, Work and the 'New Urban Economies'. 13. Social Justice in the Head: are we all libertarians now. 14. Ball, S. J., D. Reay, D. and M. David: 'Ethnic Choosing': Minority Ethnic students and Higher Education Choice. 15. Ball. S.J., and C. Vincent: 'I heard it on the grapevine': 'hot' knowledge and school choice. 16. The Risks of Social Reproduction: the middle class and education markets.
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Education and state -- Great Britain.
Educational sociology -- Great Britain.
Educational equalization -- Great Britain.
Social classes -- Great Britain.