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States, Markets and Education

The Rise and Limits of the Education State


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

  1. 1.Department of Social SciencesUniversity of BremenGermany

About the authors

Ansgar Weymann is Professor of Sociology at the University of Bremen, Germany. He has previously published Transformation of Education Policy (co-edited).

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