The political economy of education privatization. A systematic review

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By adopting a systematic literature review methodology, this project aims to:
• Find out under which political and economic circumstances education privatization policies are adopted by countries.
• Map out a typology of forms of privatization of education and in education and identify factors favoring those specific forms.
• Understand the role played by a rage of international organizations and other key actors (including think-tanks, private foundations, etc.) in the promotion of privatization policies worldwide.
• Review the particular role of teacher unions and civil society organizations in the negotiation and/or resistance to privatization trends.

Project Length: 
2013-2014
Situation: 
Current
Amount: 
23 000.00€
Type: 
Research Contract
English