9780132678322

Policy Studies for Educational Leaders: An Introduction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132678322

  • ISBN10:

    0132678322

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/1999
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

This text is appropriate for courses in Educational Policy or Educational Leadership. With its reflective leadership approach, this comprehensive text provides coverage of theory, analysis, development, and implementation of educational policy with the education student in mind. It clarifies why education policy is changing rapidly and suggests numerous ways to follow and influence education policy. It also provides conceptual frameworks to use for future understanding. The strength and practicality of the book lies in its use of applications through cases, news clippings, and pro/con debates.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Policy--What It Is and Where It Comes From
1(25)
Chapter 2 Power and Education Policy
26(28)
Chapter 3 The Economy and Demographics
54(24)
Chapter 4 The Political System and Political Culture
78(28)
Chapter 5 Values and Ideology
106(35)
Chapter 6 The Major Education Policy Actors
141(25)
Chapter 7 Setting the Stage and Getting on It: Issue Definition and Agenda Setting
166(28)
Chapter 8 Getting the Words and the Money: Policy Formulation and Policy Adoption
194(44)
Chapter 9 Looking at Policies: Policy Instruments and Cost-Effectiveness
238(31)
Chapter 10 Policy Implementation: Getting People to Carry Out a Policy
269(33)
Chapter 11 Policy Evaluation: Determining if the Policy Works
302(24)
Chapter 12 Education Policy in the United States: Retrospective and Prospective
326(26)
References 352(17)
Name Index 369(3)
Subject Index 372

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