The Rich World and the Impoverishment of Education: Diminishing Democracy


reviewed by Ranu Basu - June 04, 2009

coverTitle: The Rich World and the Impoverishment of Education: Diminishing Democracy
Author(s): Dave Hill (Ed.)
Publisher: Routledge/ Taylor & Francis, New York
ISBN: 0415957753, Pages: 274, Year: 2008
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The Rich World and the Impoverishment of Education is part of a series of recently published books edited by Dave Hill and his colleagues that explores the vital linkages between neoliberalism and education. The other titles in this series by Routledge include: Contesting Neoliberal Education; Global Neoliberalism and Education and its Consequences (with Ravi Kumar); and The Developing World and State Education (with Ellen Rosskam). The Rich World and the Impoverishment of Education is a deep and thorough interrogation through a series of edited chapters of a global brand of ideas that inspired the neoliberalization of policies in education. In the wake of the global financial crisis brought on by the hegemony of such free market ideologies alongside the retrenchment of the welfare state and restructuring of state regulation (and not necessarily its withdrawal) - it is a timely and crucial intervention examining the workings and histories of these events.... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: June 04, 2009
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15652, Date Accessed: 5/28/2020 12:26:22 PM

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