The Politics of Education and the New Institutionalism : Reinventing the American School


The Politics of Education and the New Institutionalism : Reinventing the American School



Edited by Robert L Crowson, William Lowe Boyd, Hanne B. Mawhinney.

Includes a chapter co-authored by College at Brockport faculty member Christine E. Murray: The second academic revolution.



Publication Date


Publication Information

Washington, D.C. : Falmer Press, 1996.

Series: Education policy perspectives

Series: Yearbook of the Politics of Education Association ; 1995




Education and Human Development


Located in Drake Library at: LB2801.A2 Y43 1995

CONTENTS: The reform and survival of American public schools : an institutional perpective / James G. Cibulka -- The new focus on institutions and the reinvention of schooling / Hanne B. Mawhinney -- Environmental adaption and selection : where are the parents and the public? / Ellen B. Goldring -- "We have the right to be different" : educational community through a neoinstitutional lens / Mary Erina Driscoll -- Computer models on educational institutions : the case of vouchers and social equity / Terry M. Moe and Kenneth Shotts -- The second academic revolution / Gerald Grant and Christine Murray -- The Wadleigh complex : a dream that soured / Mary Anne Raywid -- Intentional transformation in a small school district : the Turner school initiative / William B. Thomas, Kevin J. Moran and Jeremy Resnick -- How the state should "break up" the big city district / Ted Kolderie -- This time it's serious : post-idustrialism and the coming institutional change in education / Charles Taylor Kerchner and Joseph G. Weeres -- The new institutionalism, the new science, persistence and change : the power of faith in schools / Rick Ginsberg -- Institutional theory and the social structure of education / Douglas E. Mitchell -- The new institutionalism in postmodern times : de-differentiation and the study of institutions / James Ryan -- The politics of education, the new institutionalism and reinvented schooling : some concluding observations / Robert L. Crowson and William Lowe Boyd.