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Current policy models and <i>The UK government's approach to public service reform</i>

Stephen J. Ball

in The education debate

Published by Policy Press

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9781861349200
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303756 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861349200.003.0004
Current policy models and The UK government's approach to public service reform

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This chapter presents a recent version of New Labour's generic reform package, The UK government's approach to public service reform (Cabinet Office, 2006). It also discusses its application. The chapter explores the genealogies of some of the key elements within New Labour education policy and their continuities with and differences from Conservative policy. It notes that this will home in on some of the specific concepts and models that now influence, inform, and animate education policy.

Keywords: New Labour; genealogies; education policy; continuities; Conservative policy

Chapter.  15299 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic Sociology

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