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Author Beckett, Lori.

Title The radical conservative experiment in New South Wales education / Lori Beckett
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1996


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 W'PONDS  379.944 Bec/Rce  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 264 leaves ; 30 cm
Summary This study, written from the perspective of a parent activist, articulates the 'battle of ideas' or struggle 'around the truth' of public education in New South Wales since the conservative Greiner government came to power in 1988 and instituted the 'new right' agenda. Political control is theorised in the light of debates about hegemony, power, ideology and truth. Documents what happened in 'consultations' about educational reform between the Ministers and their appointees on on the one hand, and the public education lobby, on the other
Notes Submitted to the Faculty of Education, Deakin University
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 1996
Bibliography Bibliography: leaves 222-264
Subject Education -- Parent participation -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Educational change -- Government policy -- Australia -- New South Wales
Educational change -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Politicians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Attitudes.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Education.