At a time when public education and reform
agendas are changing the way we approach education, this book critically
examines the key issues facing the public with implications for education
policy makers, professionals and researchers.
Drawing on empirical evidence gathered over 20
years, Helen Gunter confronts current issues about social justice and
segregation. She uses Arendtian ideas to help the reader to `think politically'
about education and how and why public services education can be reimagined for
Helen M Gunter is Professor of Education Policy at University of Manchester and Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. She has a global reputation for excellence in education policy research and acclaim for Arendtian scholarship. Her research has been funded by the British Academy, and the Economic and Social Research Council and has published widely.