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Author Peters, Michael (Michael A.), 1948-

Title Individualism and community : education and social policy in the postmodern condition / Michael Peters and James Marshall.

Published London ; Washington, D.C. : Falmer Press, 1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  370.190993 PETE    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bund  370.190993 PETE {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 237 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series New prospects series ; 4.
New prospects series ; 4.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-233) and index.
Contents Introduction: The Crisis of the Welfare State in the Postmodern Condition -- Sect. I. Communitarian Approaches to the Crisis. 1. Social Policy and the Move to Community. 2. Democracy and Community-based Social Policy. 3. Welfare and the Future of Community: The New Zealand Experiment -- Sect. II. Neo-liberal Individualism. 4. The New Right Reforms of Education. 5. The Politics of Choice: Public Choice Theory and the Autonomous Chooser. 6. Children of Rogernomics: The New Right, Individualism and the Culture of Narcissism -- Sect. III. Methodological Responses to the Crisis. 7. From Education to Evaluation: The Ideal Learning Community. 8. Educational Policy Analysis and the Politics of Interpretation -- Sect. IV. The Postmodern 'Way Out'. 9. Postmodernism: The Critique of Reason and the Rise of the New Social Movements. 10. Beyond the Philosophy of the Subject: Liberalism, Education and the Critique of Individualism.
11. Individualism and Community: Education and the Politics of Difference -- Conclusion: Critical Social Policy in the Postmodern Condition.
Other author Marshall, James (James D.)
Subject Education -- Social aspects -- New Zealand.
Education -- Political aspects -- New Zealand.
Postmodernism and education -- New Zealand.
Individualism -- New Zealand.
Communitarianism -- New Zealand.
ISBN 0750704853 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0750704861 (paperback: alk. paper)