Download Public Policymaking by Private Organizations, Challenges to Democratic Governance Free Book

How private groups increasingly set public policy and regulate lives—with little public knowledge or attention. From accrediting doctors and lawyers to setting industry and professional standards, private groups establish many of the public policies in today’s advanced societies. Yet this important role of nongovernmental groups is largely ignored by those who study, teach, or report…

Download The Governance of Education Free Book

Neo-liberalism has become the dominant ideology in contemporary society and is transforming education policy and practice. In The Governance of Education the language and discourse of the neo-liberal project is exposed to critical scrutiny in such a way as to cast light on three particular domains – the community, the school and the university. Its…