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The New Institutionalism in Education


reviewed by Andrew K. Shiotani - July 21, 2008

coverTitle: The New Institutionalism in Education
Author(s): Heinz-Dieter Meyer and Brian Rowan (Eds.)
Publisher: State University of New York Press, Albany
ISBN: 0791469050, Pages: 234, Year: 2006
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The present work is an edited volume of papers by education researchers and scholars on the new institutionalism in education. At slightly more than 230 pages, it is a slim and compact work consisting of thirteen chapters, few of which crack twenty pages (inclusive of notes and references). Most of the contributions to this volume began as conference papers, and many retain something of the flavor of this format. Studies are narrowly constructed and arguments succinctly stated, rather than given expansive discussion or treatment. The New Institutionalism in Education is therefore decidedly modest in scope, and is not likely to be entirely satisfying to anyone seeking a comprehensive survey of institutionalist writings in education, or an ambitious effort in agenda-building in education research. And yet, it’s a worthwhile read, if mainly as a fairly brisk introduction to different strands of education research currently taking place under the institutionalist banner, as... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: July 21, 2008
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15315, Date Accessed: 2/20/2020 5:57:32 AM

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  • Andrew Shiotani
    Teachers College, Columbia University
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    ANDREW SHIOTANI is currently a PhD Student in Comparative and International Education and Sociology with the Department of International and Transcultural Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is currently working on dissertation research on the institutionalization of international development discourses in the post-Cold War era.
 
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