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Understanding education policy : the 'Four education orientations' framework

Author: Tiffany Jones
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: SpringerBriefs in education.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Analysis of education policy often follows a particular orientation, such as conservative or neo-liberal. Yet, readers are often left to wonder the true meaning and conceptual framing behind these orientations. Without this knowledge, the policy analysis lacks true rigor, its value is diminished as the results may prove difficult to reproduce. Understanding Education Policy provides an overarching framework of four  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Jones, Tiffany.
Understanding education policy.
Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013
(DLC) 2013932093
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tiffany Jones
ISBN: 9789400762657 9400762658 1299702007 9781299702004
OCLC Number: 829767577
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
Perceptions of Policy --
Policy Frameworks and Taxonomies: Gaps Within Research --
The Four Orientations to Education Framework --
Analysing Orientations in Policy --
Series Title: SpringerBriefs in education.
Responsibility: Tiffany Jones.


It is adaptable to many kinds of policy analysis areas and will appeal to a wide range of readers with an interest in education policy, from students conducting specific research to policy makers  Read more...
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Professor Jones reminds us that the term "educational policy" is typically used as if it were definitive when it really is not. She then moves on to provide definition and taxonomy that has a solid Read more...

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