Better Policies, Better Schools: Theories and Applications

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Allyn and Bacon, 2004 - Education - 316 pages
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This book brings together the latest research on the policy-making process and theories of policy studies, and applies them to key policy areas. Policies are examined using 4 frameworks or "policy lenses"--normative, structural, constituent and technical--are used to enable students to view policy in a range of complexity. The authors have incorporated real world examples and vignettes and divided the text into 3 distinct parts--Theory, Process, Application to make information accessible and useful.

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Contents

Policy Studies in Education
5
A Call for Theoretical Pluralism
11
Theories of Education Policymaking
19
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jmulvey@pace.edu

Lance D. Fusarelli is Assistant Professor of Administration, Policy & Urban Education at Fordham University. He is co-author of" Better Policies, Better Schools" and co-editor of "The Promises and Perils Facing Today's School Superintendent,"

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