Book 2017

Private Schools and School Choice in Compulsory Education

Global Change and National Challenge

ISBN: 978-3-658-17103-2 (Print) 978-3-658-17104-9 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VI

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    Private Schooling and School Choice as Global Phenomena: An Introduction

  3. National/Regional Case Studies

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      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-29

      A Bicycle Built for Three. Private School Governance and Politics in the United States

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      Pages 31-47

      A Country on Its Way to Full Privatisation? Private Schools and School Choice in England

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      Pages 49-66

      A Most Poisonous Debate: Legitimizing Support for Australian Private Schools

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      Pages 67-79

      Private Schools in Sweden: Policy Development, Inequalities and Emerging Issues

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      Pages 81-97

      Long Tradition, Moderate Distribution and Growing Importance: Private Schools in Germany as ‘Change Agents’ of School Choice

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      Pages 99-114

      Class Isolation: Examining Private Schools in Chile

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      Pages 115-131

      Private Schools in the People’s Republic of China: Development, Modalities and Contradictions

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      Pages 133-150

      Privatisation of Compulsory Education in Ghana: Examining the Developments so Far

  4. Thematic Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Pages 153-175

      School Choice and the Urban Neighbourhood: Segregation Processes in the German Primary Sector with Special Reference to Private Schools

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      Pages 177-199

      School Choice in German Primary Schools

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      Pages 201-221

      Public and Private School Choice in the German Primary Education Sector: An Empirical Analysis of Parental Reasons

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      Pages 223-244

      Taking Advantage of Catastrophes: Education Privatization Reforms in Contexts of Emergency

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      Pages 245-250

      A Comparative Panorama of Privatisation and School Choice in Education: Concluding Remarks