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  1. Inside Journal Publishing

    By Stephen Ball

    Inside Journal Publishing examines what journals are, in contrast to books and magazines, and looks at the whole process of publishing journals. Inside Journal Publishing considers journals from a twenty-first century business perspective, as well as exploring the importance of journals...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. World Yearbook of Education 2015

    Elites, Privilege and Excellence: The national and global redefinition of advantage

    Edited by Stephen Ball, Agnes Van Zanten, Brigitte Darchy-Koechlin

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education Series focuses on educational elites and inequality, focusing particularly on the ways in which established and emergent groups located at the top of the social hierarchy and power structure reproduce, establish or redefine their position. The...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Defining The Curriculum

    Histories and Ethnographies

    Edited by Ivor F. Goodson, Stephen J Ball

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book explores some of the major processes involved in the definition of school subject knowledge. Using historical ethnographic methods, the contributors to the collection highlight and examine some of the factors involved at national, institutional and classroom levels in the making of school...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Micro-Politics of the School

    Towards a Theory of School Organization

    By Stephen J. Ball

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Stephen Ball’s micro-political theory of school organization is a radical departure from traditional theories. He rejects a prescriptive ‘top down’ approach and directly addresses the interest and concerns of teachers and current problems facing schools. In doing so he raises question about the...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Colour of Class

    The educational strategies of the Black middle classes

    By Nicola Rollock, David Gillborn, Carol Vincent, Stephen J. Ball

    How do race and class intersect to shape the identities and experiences of Black middle-class parents and their children? What are Black middle-class parents’ strategies for supporting their children through school? What role do the educational histories of Black middle-class parents play in their...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Education, Capitalism and the Global Crisis

    Edited by Stephen Ball, Meg Maguire, Ivor Goodson

    Education, Capitalism and the Global Crisis focuses on Andrew Gamble’s book The Spectre at the Feast and its analysis of the background to, conduct of, and possible consequences and opportunities brought about by, the current global economic crisis. The views expressed represent a range of...

    To Be Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Politics and Policy Making in Education

    Explorations in Sociology

    By Stephen J. Ball

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Based on interviews with key actors in the policy-making process, this book maps the changes in education policy and policy making in the Thatcherite decade. The focus of the book is the 1988 Education Reform Act, its origins, purposes and effects, and it looks behind the scenes at the priorities...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Foucault, Power, and Education

    By Stephen J. Ball

    Series: Routledge Key Ideas in Education

    Foucault, Power, and Education invites internationally renowned scholar Stephen J. Ball to reflect on the importance and influence of Foucault on his work in educational policy. By focusing on some of the ways Foucault has been placed in relation to educational questions or questions about...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Social Accounting and Public Management

    Accountability for the Public Good

    Edited by Stephen P. Osborne, Amanda Ball

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    Social accounting as a discipline has challenged the methodology and focus of the larger field of accounting over the last 50 years. More recently it has taken on greater significance for other subjects as well, addressing issues for public policy and management more broadly. These include the...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Global Education Inc.

    New Policy Networks and the Neoliberal Imaginary

    By Stephen J. Ball

    Do private and philanthropic solutions to the problems of education signal the end of state education in its ‘welfare’ form? Education policy is being reformed and re-worked on a global scale. Policies are flowing and converging to produce a singular vision of ‘best practice’ based on the methods...

    Published February 28th 2012 by Routledge

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