Keywords in education policy research: A conceptual toolbox

Wilkins, Andrew; Courtney, Steven J. and Piattoeva‬, Nelli. 2024. Keywords in education policy research: A conceptual toolbox. Bristol: Policy Press. ISBN 9781447360100 [Book]

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The field of education policy research is a dense, crowded space owing to its complicated relationship to different intellectual histories and the influence of various ontologies or ‘turns’. To aid comprehension and clarity, this book describes the history, contribution and application of over 90 keywords in the field of education policy research. It is designed as a reference, learning and teaching tool to assist students, educators and researchers with:

•complex learning and teaching;

•wider and background reading and knowledge building;

•critical scholarship and research;

•interdisciplinary thinking and writing;

•theory development and application.

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Educational Studies


10 January 2024

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