School Choice And Student Well-being: Opportunity and Capability in Education by A. KellySchool Choice And Student Well-being: Opportunity and Capability in Education by A. Kelly

School Choice And Student Well-being: Opportunity and Capability in Education

byA. Kelly

Hardcover | August 16, 2007

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This review of research in school choice adapts Sen's theory of Capability developing a more complex theoretical framework for understanding education markets. This gives those most affected by the perceived failure of public education a better explication of the tension between the rhetoric of public good and the reality of everyday disadvantage.
ANTHONY KELLY is Professor in the School of Education, University of Southampton, UK, and is editor ofEducation, Knowledge and Economy. He specialises in developing theory in the areas of school improvement, effectiveness, leadership and policy analysis. His most recent books areBenchmarking for School Improvement,Decision Making Using...
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Title:School Choice And Student Well-being: Opportunity and Capability in EducationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:247 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.78 inPublished:August 16, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230549268

ISBN - 13:9780230549265

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures Preface: PART 1: SCHOOL CHOICE, GLOBALIZATION AND THE COMMODIFICATION OF EDUCATION: CHOOSERS AND LOSERS School Choice: An Overview School Choice and Transition School Choice and Globalization School Choice and Marketisation School Choice, Competition and Performance Actualising Choice in Schools and Communities PART 2: ADAPTING SEN'S THEORY OF CAPABILITY TO EDUCATION Well-Being and Capability Utility and Functionings Aggregation and Evaluation Asset-Mapping Bibliography and Further Reading Index