Negotiating Neoliberal Education: A Positional Issue and an Oppositional Stance

Timothy Rudd, Ivor Goodson

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This chaptersets out the key principles of neoliberaleducation policies and highlights how these have been entrenched in education via recent policies. The chapter challenges the logic and taken for granted discourse supporting such moves and highlights the need to challenge the furether privatisation and marketisation of education, utilising wide and diverse historical examples of alternative approaches to illustrate potential alternativ pathways. It provides a set of conceptual lenses for rethinking educational alternatives, namely the 5 R's of educational research, and furter develops the concept of refraction to suggest ways to resist and reimagine educational futures. This chapter sets up the following contributions in the edited collection
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNegotiating neoliberalism: Developing alternative educational Visions
EditorsTimothy Rudd, Ivor Goodson
Place of PublicationRotterdam
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9789463008549
ISBN (Print)9789463008525
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

Publication series

NameStudies in professional life and work


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