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This book addresses the recent impact of the knowledge-based economy as an economic imaginary and as a set of real economic developments on education, and especially higher education in Europe, including educational strategies and policies such as those of the Bologna process on a European scale. The contributors come from various disciplinary backgrounds (education, history, linguistics, sociology) but share a commitment to trans-disciplinary research and a view that changes in educational policy and practice can productively be researched with a focus on discourse. The papers in this collection apply a range of approaches to discourse analysis, as well as narrative policy analysis, and several contributors use a cultural political economy perspective which incorporates a version of critical discourse analysis. The book will be of interest to researchers, post-graduate students and advanced undergraduate students in several subject areas, including education, discourse studies and political economy.
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Bob Jessop is Professor of Sociology at the University of Lancaster.
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Book Description Unknown, 2008. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 232 pages. 9.00x6.10x0.60 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __9087906226