Educational Policy in an International Context: Political Culture and Its Effects

Hardcover | October 30, 2012

EditorKaren Seashore Louis, Boudewijn van Velzen

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Educational Policy in an International Context provides a provocative examination of the interplay between political culture and educational policy. The goal is to provide a better understanding of how different countries are responding to the global exchange of policy ideas that includes "the standards movement" and "new public management" or accountability in the public sector.

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Educational Policy in an International Context provides a provocative examination of the interplay between political culture and educational policy. The goal is to provide a better understanding of how different countries are responding to the global exchange of policy ideas that includes "the standards movement" and "new public manage...

Karen Seashore Louis is regents professor and Robert H. Beck Chair of Ideas in Education at the University of Minnesota.Boudewijn van Velzen is senior-consultant at APS, National Centre for School Improvement in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.2 × 5.73 × 0.8 inPublished:October 30, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230340415

ISBN - 13:9780230340411

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Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCING THE PROBLEMS
Connecting Health and Education: Improving the Lives of All Children
Serving Dropouts: Who Are They and What Can Be Done?

PART II: UNDERSTANDING THE DISCONNECTIONS
Higher Education Is Not for Everyone
Connecting & Comparing Education with Health Service
Connecting Good Healthcare to Educational Attainment
Education Relates to Income and Life-Chances
Adult Education Everywhere for Everyone
Health Education Centers: Teaching for Wellness
Health, Education, and the Community
 
PART III: RECONNECTING HEALTH, EDUCATION & WELFARE FOR THE COMMON GOOD
Connecting Early Childcare, Health, and School Preparation
Can 'Separate But Equal' Schools Work?
Intersecting Health, Education and Well-Being: The Future