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Resources about Education Privatization

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  • Article

    2024

    “Data my ass”: Political rhizomes of power and the symbolic violence of neoliberal privatization

    The authors explore the inner workings of neoliberal governance and education privatization and show these processes disproportionately affect vulnerable communities and undermine democracy.

    Success Story
    Reclaiming Public Education
    Resisting Privatization
    Strengthening Public Education
    Forms of Education Privatization
  • Article

    2024

    Whack-a-moles and hydra: Searching for a new privatization metaphor in education

    The authors propose the rhizome as a metaphor for education privatization, reflecting the phenomenon’s opportunistic, adaptable, and dispersed nature.

    Resisting Privatization
    Neoliberalism
  • Article

    2024

    Defending and Strengthening Public Education as a Common Good: Toward Cross-Border Advocacy

    In this introduction to a special issue of Critical Education, Shannon Moore, Ee-Seul Yoon, and Melanie Janzen discuss contemporary forces and outcomes of education privatization in Canada.

    Resisting Privatization
    Forms of Education Privatization
    Neoliberalism
  • Article

    2017

    Creating a Crisis: Selling Neoliberal Policy through the Rebranding of Education

    This article examines how and why neoliberal education policies, often lacking evidentiary basis, come to be endorsed — often by the very people they harm.

    Neoliberalism
  • Article

    2017

    Studying School Choice in Canada

    This article reviews research on education privatization and school choice in Canada between 1997 and 2017.

    Forms of Education Privatization
  • Article

    2023

    Promises and Perils of Public-Private Partnerships

    This article introduces public-private partnerships, including their risks and benefits to the public.

    Forms of Education Privatization