Education and the ‘new’ neoliberalism

Gazdula, Joe ORCID: 0000-0002-2809-2600 (2019) Education and the ‘new’ neoliberalism. In: Ward, Stephen, Simon, Cath and Downs, Graham, (eds.) The Sociology of Education. Routledge, London. (In Press)

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Abstract

This Chapter examines the origins of neoliberalism as liberal economic approach with a social conscience to solving the economic problems of the 1930's by the German Ordoliberalists, the Mont Pelarin Group and the Chicago School of economists. This is compared to the re-emergence of neoliberalism in the 1980's as a broad critical commentary on the effect of political economies returning to a liberal economic approach in which a distinct global political economy of education has developed. By comparing different political approaches to this 'new' neoliberalism the chapter provides a conceptual base for students of education to debate the nature and purpose of current neoliberal approaches to education,

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LA History of education
Divisions: School of Education and Psychology > Philosophy
School of Education and Psychology > Education
Depositing User: Dr. J.H. Gazdula
Date Deposited: 14 May 2019 07:21
Last Modified: 14 May 2019 07:21
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/2225

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