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Teachers' Work in a Globalizing Economy

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Teachers' Work in a Globalizing Economy by Alistair Dow
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This study locates what is happening to teachers work in the global economy. Within the dramatically changed circumstances of globalization, schools are being required to act as if they were private businesses driven by the quest for efficiency and operating in a supposed atmosphere of marketization and competition with each other for resources, students, reputation, and public support for their continued existence. Meanwhile, this ideology of schools as cost centres has become so pervasive that there has been little public debate on its desirability or its alternatives. This book seeks to addresses this imbalance and provides a major renovation of labour process theory in an educational context. Two case studies provide a tangible working expression of the labour process of teaching, showing how teachers are simultaneously experiencing significant changes to their work, as well as responding in ways that actively shape these processes.
Release date NZ
November 25th, 1999
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
1 Tables, black and white
Imprint
Routledge Falmer
Pages
240
Dimensions
156x234x12
ISBN-13
9780750709613
Product ID
1686525

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