This book examines the normative principles that guide the governance of education, in particular the notion of education as a public good. Determining whether this concept is still valid is a topic of growing importance, especially considering the phenomena of increasing privatisation and marketisation in the sector. The author posits that the prioritisation of economic aspects of education may lead to the weakening of the role of the State in ensuring equality of opportunity and social justice, and thus to a significant risk of considering education as merely a private, marketable good. The volume argues that considering education as a common good can lead to the strengthening of democratic and participatory approaches to educational governance, based on the recognition of education as a shared endeavour and responsibility. It will be of interest and value to students and scholars of education as a public good, social justice, and the wider neoliberalisation of the education sector.

Locatelli, R., Reframing Education as a Public and Common Good: Enhancing Democratic Governance, Palgrave Macmillan, Cham 2019: 195 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/153954]

Reframing Education as a Public and Common Good: Enhancing Democratic Governance

Locatelli, Rita
Primo
2019

Abstract

This book examines the normative principles that guide the governance of education, in particular the notion of education as a public good. Determining whether this concept is still valid is a topic of growing importance, especially considering the phenomena of increasing privatisation and marketisation in the sector. The author posits that the prioritisation of economic aspects of education may lead to the weakening of the role of the State in ensuring equality of opportunity and social justice, and thus to a significant risk of considering education as merely a private, marketable good. The volume argues that considering education as a common good can lead to the strengthening of democratic and participatory approaches to educational governance, based on the recognition of education as a shared endeavour and responsibility. It will be of interest and value to students and scholars of education as a public good, social justice, and the wider neoliberalisation of the education sector.
Inglese
Monografia o trattato scientifico
Palgrave Macmillan
Locatelli, R., Reframing Education as a Public and Common Good: Enhancing Democratic Governance, Palgrave Macmillan, Cham 2019: 195 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/153954]
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