Annual Reviews offers comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 41 focused disciplines. Check for education policy related work in Reviews such as Anthropology, Law & Social Science, Political Science and Sociology.
Original reporting and analysis on issues in the news, focusing on the economy, education, the environment, health, international affairs, social trends, and technology. Published weekly, 1991-present.
Annotated bibliographies by top scholars of the key sources on a range of topics, including political science and international relations. You can narrow your searches or browse by discipline. Several entries have sections on education, and there is a "Politics of Higher Education in the U.S." entry.
Education is no longer just about what happens in classrooms and schools, but increasingly is about the rules and regulations that drive our education system. Defining the boundaries of this fast growing and wide ranging field is the objective of this comprehensive, AERA sponsored handbook.
The Handbook of Education Politics and Policy presents the latest research and theory on the most important topics within the field of the politics of education. Well-known scholars in the fields of school leadership, politics, policy, law, finance, and educational reform examine the institutional backdrop to our educational system, the political behaviors and cultural influences operating within schools, and the ideological and philosophical positions that frame discussions of educational equity and reform. **We also have the 2008 edition in Canaday.
The Oxford Handbook of State and Local Government (2014)
The Oxford Handbook of American State and Local Government contains a wide range of essays that define the important questions in the field, evaluate where we are in answering them, and set the direction and terms of discourse for future work. It covers the main areas of study in subnational politics by exploring the central contributions to the comparative study of institutions, behavior, and policy in the American context. **See the chapter on Education Policy.**
The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Education Policy and Politics (2007)
This Reader brings together a wide range of material to present an international perspective on topical issues in educational policy and politics today. Focusing on the enduring trends in this field, this lively and informative Reader provides broad coverage of the field and includes all the crucial topics. With an emphasis on new pieces that deal with issues relevant to the immediate real world, this book represents the research and views of some of the most respected authors in the field today.
The Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Education (2010)
This collection brings together the work of a group of leading sociologists of education to explore and address key issues and concerns within the discipline. The chapters provide 'state of the art' accounts of contemporary educational processes, global trends, and changing and enduring forms of social conflict.
Second International Handbook on Globalisation, Education and Policy Research (2015)
This handbook presents a global overview of developments in education and policy change during the last decade. It provides an accessible, practical and comparative source of current research that examines the intersecting and diverse discourses of this important issue. Divided into two parts, the handbook first examines globalisation and education policy reforms, including coverage of main trends as well as specific policy issues such as gender, equity, minorities and human rights. Next, the handbook offers a comparative perspective that evaluates the ambivalent and problematic relationship between globalisation, the state and education reforms globally.