By Antoni Verger
Schooling privatization is a world phenomenon that crystallizes in international locations with very assorted cultural, political, and fiscal backgrounds. during this ebook, the authors learn how privatization rules are being followed and why such a lot of international locations are undertaking this kind of schooling reform. The authors discover the contexts, key team of workers, and coverage tasks that designate the global improve of the personal zone in schooling, and determine six various paths towards schooling privatization--as a drastic nation zone reform (e.g., Chile, the U.K.), as an incremental reform (e.g., the U.S.A.), in social-democratic welfare states, historic public-private partnerships (e.g., Netherlands, Spain), de facto privatization in low-income nations, and privatization through disaster.
* the 1st finished, in-depth research of the political financial system of schooling privatization at an international scale.
* An research of the several ideas, discourses, and brokers that experience contributed to advancing (and resisting) schooling privatization trends.
* An exam of the function of personal businesses, coverage marketers, philanthropic corporations, think-tanks, and instructor unions.