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Title Education and the market place / edited by David Bridges and Terence H. McLaughlin.
Imprint London ; Washington, D.C. : Falmer Press, 1994.

Subject Education and state -- England.
Education and state -- Wales.
Education -- Economic aspects -- England.
Education -- Economic aspects -- Wales.
Education -- England -- Finance.
Education -- Wales -- Finance.
School choice -- England.
School choice -- Wales.
Alt Name Bridges, David, 1941-
McLaughlin, Terence, Brother.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 178 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; Chapter 1 Education and the Market Place: An Introduction; Chapter 2 Schooling, Markets and Public Agency 1833-1944; Chapter 3 Local Education Authorities and the Market Place; Chapter 4 In Defence of the Educational Voucher; Chapter 5 Diversity in State Education: The Grant Maintained Option; Chapter 6 Managing the Market; Chapter 7 Parents: Customers or Partners?; Chapter 8 Business Sponsorship in Schools: A Changing Climate; Chapter 9 Pied Piper Revisited; Chapter 10 Markets, Values and Education; Chapter 11 Education and the Limits of the Market.
Chapter 12 Education is a Public GoodChapter 13 In Defence of Markets in Educational Provision; Chapter 14 Politics, Markets and Schools: The Central Issues; Notes on Contributors; Index.
Summary This collection of essays debates the application of market principles to and within the context of education. The contributors are all leading figures in their field, presenting their ideas in an accessible style to the lay reader. Throughout, the educational and public policy issues raised by the application of market principles to education are closely examined.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 020397543X (electronic bk.)
9780203975435 (electronic bk.)
0750703482 (cased ; alk. paper)
9780750703482 (cased ; alk. paper)
9780750703499 (paper ; alk. paper)
0750703490 (paper ; alk. paper)
0750703490 (Paper)
OCLC # 243606796
Additional Format Print version: Education and the market place. London ; Washington, D.C. : Falmer Press, 1994 (DLC) 94024821