Education, Markets and the Public Good by David F. Labaree
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Education, Markets and the Public Good
By David F. Labaree

Education, Markets and the Public Good

The Selected Works of David F. Labaree

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Education, Markets and the Public Good by David F. Labaree

Book Description

David F. Labaree has spent the last twenty years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in the history of education and education policy and politics. Here, he brings together twelve of his key writings in one place. Starting with a specially written introduction, 'Getting It Wrong', which gives an ironic overview of how the ideas in his work have evolved over time and throws light on the process of scholarly production, the chapters cover such topics as: * the structure of the educational system * conflicting purposes of education * the core problems of practice in teaching and teacher education * barriers to curriculum reform. An ideal resource for anyone wanting to know more about the development of schools and schooling and David Labaree's contribution to these important fields.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415369947
ISBN-10: 0415369940
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author David F. Labaree

Someone Has to Fail by David F. Labaree Someone Has to Fail, Paperback (March 2012)

Shows how the very organization of the locally controlled, administratively limited school system makes reform difficult. This title argues that the choices of educational consumers have always overwhelmed top-down efforts at school reform.

Trouble with Ed Schools by David F. Labaree Trouble with Ed Schools, Paperback (September 2006)

Examines the historical developments and contemporary factors that have resulted in the unenviable status of American schools of education, often portrayed as intellectual wastelands, impractical and irrelevant. This book offers insights into the problems of these beleaguered institutions.

Education, Markets, and the Public Good by David F. Labaree Education, Markets, and the Public Good, Paperback (April 2006)

Covers such topics as: the structure of the educational system; conflicting purposes of education; the core problems of practice in teaching and teacher education; and, barriers to curriculum reform. This book is a useful resource for anyone wanting to know more about the development of schools and schooling.

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Author Biography - David F. Labaree

Stanford University, USA

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