Controversies in Education

Orthodoxy and Heresy in Policy and Practice

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ISBN: 978-3-319-08758-0 (Print) 978-3-319-08759-7 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

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    Pages 1-12

    Introduction: Heresy and Orthodoxy in Contemporary Schooling: Australian Educational Policy and Global Neoliberal Reform

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    Pages 13-26

    Schools Not Fit for Purpose: New Approaches for the Times

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    Pages 27-38

    Schools and Communities Fit for Purpose

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    Pages 39-53

    Testing Times: Data and Their (Mis-)Use in Schools

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    Pages 55-62

    Are These Testing Times, or Is It a Time to Test? Considering the Place of Tests in Students’ Academic Development

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    Pages 63-79

    Evidence-Based Policy: Epistemologically Specious, Ideologically Unsound

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    Pages 81-89

    Neglecting the Evidence: Are We Expecting Too Much from Quality Teaching?

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    Pages 91-104

    Public Diversity; Private Disadvantage: Schooling and Ethnicity

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    Pages 105-112

    Building New Social Movements: The Politics of Responsibility and Accountability in School-Community Relationships

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    Pages 113-127

    Does the New Doxa of Integrationism Make Multicultural Education a Contemporary Heresy?

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    Pages 129-137

    Multicultural Education: Contemporary Heresy or Simply Another Doxa

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    Pages 139-148

    Why Global Policies Fail Disengaged Young People at the Local Level

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    Pages 149-156

    Education Policy ‘At Risk’

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    Pages 157-173

    ‘Money Made Us’: A Short History of Government Funds for Australian Schools

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    Pages 175-180

    Beyond Modernity? A Sociological Engagement with ‘A Short History of Government Funding for Australian Schools’

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    Pages 181-197

    Markets All Around: Defending Education in a Neoliberal Time

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    Pages 199-205

    Markets Made Out of Love: Parents, Schools and Communities Before Neoliberalism

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    Pages 207-216

    Who Are the Heretics?

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 217-220