The Language of Education and the Language of Educational Research: The Knowledge Economy, Citizenship and Subjectivation

  • Naomi HodgsonEmail author
Part of the Educational Research book series (EDRE, volume 4)


The entry of the European Commission1 into the field of education policy coincided with the creation of European citizenship as a legal category, following the ratification of the Maastricht Treaty in 1992. Subsequently, European and member state education policy has been concerned with the formation of the knowledge economy, with European citizens asked increasingly to understand themselves according to the discourse of the ‘entrepreneurial self’.


Education Policy Policy Language Lifelong Learning Knowledge Economy Citizenship Education 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of EducationUniversity of LondonLondonEngland

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