States, Markets and Education

The Rise and Limits of the Education State

  • Ansgar Weymann

Part of the Transformations of the State book series (TRST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. 1 Introduction

    1. Ansgar Weymann
      Pages 1-11
  3. The Political Economy of the Education State

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
  4. The Rise of the Education State in History

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Ansgar Weymann
      Pages 29-37
    3. Ansgar Weymann
      Pages 38-59
  5. Limits of Public Interest in Education Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Ansgar Weymann
      Pages 96-119
  6. From Western to Non-Western Globalization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 143-143
    2. Ansgar Weymann
      Pages 145-158
    3. Ansgar Weymann
      Pages 159-164
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 165-190

About this book


Education policy is a core element of the state's sovereignty and autonomy. This book analyzes the rise of the western education state and its limits in times of transition from western to non-western globalization and of waning newspaper interest in France, Germany, the UK and the US.

Authors and affiliations

  • Ansgar Weymann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Social SciencesUniversity of BremenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Education Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45978-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-32648-5
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