Global education policy and the postmodern challenge

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Abstract

This chapter explores the contours of a postmodern heuristic and considers how this manifests in education policy research, especially in relation to the question of space. I consider how the concepts of de- and reterritorialization, and the analytical strategies of assemblage and network, provide fresh entry points for theorizing space in global education policy, but how they are being interpreted through the lens of modernist concerns. I outline some limitations in these analytical strategies before illustrating how I have drawn on postmodern themes in my own work on global education reform in order to explore processes of reconfiguration, rupture, and indeterminacy as important forces shaping the present phase of modernity. After outlining some of the critiques leveled against this approach I sketch out elements of a possible postmodern “science”
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Titel Handbook of Global Education Policy
RedaktørerKaren Munday, Andy Green, Bob Lingard, Antoni Verger
Antal sider14
UdgivelsesstedOxford
ForlagWiley
Publikationsdato2016
Sider504-518
Kapitel28
ISBN (Trykt)9781118468050
ISBN (Elektronisk)9781118468043
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2016
NavnHandbook of Global Policy Series

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