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The Political Economy of Education in International Perspective

Enrolment code: ESF912

Offered: Launceston: semester 1,

Special note: availability of this unit is subject to viable class size

Unit description:

Is a critical examination of general theories of education and social structure; major explanations of the dynamics of educational expansion and reform; national variations in the institutional relationships between schools, the economy and the state; federal-state relations in education; the politics of policy formation in state and national contexts; the ascendancy of economic rationalism in educational policy making; credentialing and the labour market; the social organisation of schooling; the sociology of educational knowledge; and the relationship between patterns of social inequality and student achievement.

Staff Prof DJ Hogan For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 25% To see normal University Admission requirements
Discipline (School) Doctorate in Education
Courses Professional Doctorate of Education  
Faculty website Faculty of Education  
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