Governance, Policy, and Management

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Part of the Springer International Handbooks of Education book series (SIHE)


The introduction to this section of the Handbook uses contributions from section authors to map the contested terrain of governance, policy, and management and to discuss scholarly approaches to circulation(s) through which notions of governance, policy-making, and management have been and continue to be dif/fused. It discusses government and governmentality, policy as text and policy as discourse and the shifting terminology of management around administration and leadership. It considers how circulation(s) and dif/fusion(s) of practices of governance, policy, and management have been understood through postcolonial, transnational, and global analytics, as well as through spatial frames. It comments on Big Data as an avenue for research and as a form of governance.


Governance Policy Management Postcolonial Transnational 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for the History of Women’s Education, Faculty of EducationUniversity of WinchesterWinchesterUK

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