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Policy-Making in Education: A Holistic Approach in Response to Global Changes


reviewed by Cheryl J. Craig November 24, 2009

coverTitle: Policy-Making in Education: A Holistic Approach in Response to Global Changes
Author(s): Miriam Ben-Peretz
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham
ISBN: 1607091615, Pages: 170, Year: 2009
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In Policy-Making in Education: A Holistic Approach in Response to Global Changes, Miriam Ben-Peretz, 2006 Laureate of the Israel Prize for Educational Research, continues her distinguished line of inquiry.  On this occasion, her research is situated at the nexus where public policy, local enactment, and globalization meet.  Given its holistic approach, the volume is certain to pique the interest of researchers, policymakers, teachers, and the public alike. Not only does Ben-Peretz’s lucid prose inform readers of the dramatically shifting world landscape encasing their daily experiences, her profound message provides suggestions concerning responsible and respectful action because, as she maintains, human beings are not without agency—even in uncertain times. Ben-Peretz wisely organized Policy-Making in Education: A Holistic Response to Global Changes in four parts: Part I: Global changes: For better or worse?, Part II: The Magic Number “3”: Coordinating Three Domains of Education in Response to Globalization, Part III: The Anatomy... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: November 24, 2009
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15848, Date Accessed: 10/24/2017 12:19:30 AM

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  • Cheryl J. Craig
    College of Education, University of Houston
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    CHERYL J. CRAIG is a professor in the College of Education, University of Houston where she directs the Elementary Education program and coordinates the Teaching and Teacher Education group as well as the Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum research cluster. Her publications regularly appear in The American Educational Research Journal, Teaching and Teacher Education, and Teachers College Record.
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