Comparative political economy

A.A. 2018/2019
Insegnamento per
12
Crediti massimi
80
Ore totali
SSD
SPS/04
Lingua
Inglese
Obiettivi formativi
The key learning objectives of the course are:
-to acquire detailed empirical knowledge of education policy reforms;
-to understand and assess critically the scholarly debates and theoretical controversies in comparative education;
-to analyse current and emerging challenges faced by educational systems; and
to analyse the role of Europeanization and globalisation on educational systems.

Struttura insegnamento e programma

Edizione attiva
SPS/04 - SCIENZA POLITICA - CFU: 12
Lezioni: 80 ore
STUDENTI FREQUENTANTI
Programma
The course will cover the following topics:
-Historical origins of public education systems
-Issues of citizenship and education inequalities
-Funding schools and managing resources
-Assessment and Accountability Policies
-Schools and Parental Choice
-Higher Education Reforms
-Privatisation and marketisation reforms
-Globalisation of education
-Europeanisation and the Bologna process

The programme for the additional 60 hours is the same as for the course "Comparative Welfare States" (EPS). Please refer to the programme of this course for the additional 60 hours.
Informazioni sul programma
The course (20 hours) will cover the following topics:
-Historical origins of public education systems
-Issues of citizenship and education inequalities
-Funding schools and managing resources
-Assessment and Accountability Policies
-Schools and Parental Choice
-Higher Education Reforms
-Privatisation and marketisation reforms
-Globalisation of education
-Europeanisation and the Bologna process

The programme for the additional 60 hours is the same as for the course "Comparative Welfare States" (EPS). Please refer to the programme of this course for the additional 60 hours.
Prerequisiti e modalità di esame
The course will be assessed for attending students on the basis of three components:
1. individual presentation (5 points out of 33)
2. essay of approx. 5,000 words (10 points out of 33)
3. final written exam (18 out of 33)
Metodi didattici
Seminars; workshops; guest speakers; students' presentation; weekly tutorials of 2-3- students. For this course, there are no lectures.
Materiale didattico e bibliografia
The core material of the fourth module of the course consists of:

Archer, M.S. (1979), Social origins of educational systems, London: SAGE
Baker, D and G. LeTendre (2005) National Differences, Global Similarities, Stanford: Stanford University Press
Barr, N. (2001) Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, risk, uncertainty and the role of the state, Oxford: Oxford University Press, Part IV on Education
Chitty, Clyde (2004) Education policy in Britain, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
David, M. (2003) 'Education' in P. Alcock, A. Erskine and M. May (eds.), The Student's Companion to Social Policy, 2nd edition, London: Blackwell
Gewirtz, S. et al. (1995) Markets, Choice and Equity in Education, Buckingham: Open University Press, (chapters 1, 2, 7)
Glennerster, Howard (1998), 'Education: reaping the harvest', in H.Glennerster and J.Hills (eds.), The State of Welfare, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 27-74
Gorard, S. (2003), Schools, Markets and choice policies, London: Routledge Falmer
Halsey, A.H (1997), Education: culture, economy and society, Oxford: Oxford University Press
Mattei, P and A. Aguilar (2016), Secular Institutions, Islam and Education Policy. France and the U.S. in Comparative Perspective, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
Phillips, D and M. Schweisfurth (2006), Comparative and International education. An introduction to theory, method and practice. New York: Continuum International Publishing Group (chapters 1 and 3)

A list of compulsory and optional journal articles will be assigned each week. A complete reading list will be available at the start of the course.

Please refer to Comparative Welfare States (EPS) for the programme and reading list for Module 1, 2, and 3 of the course.
STUDENTI NON FREQUENTANTI
Prerequisiti e modalità di esame
Non attending students must pass a written final exam on the topics covered by the general reading list and the compulsory journal articles assigned weekly.
Materiale didattico e bibliografia
The core material for the fourth module of the course consists of:

Archer, M.S. (1979), Social origins of educational systems, London: SAGE
Baker, D and G. LeTendre (2005) National Differences, Global Similarities, Stanford: Stanford University Press
Barr, N. (2001) Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, risk, uncertainty and the role of the state, Oxford: Oxford University Press, Part IV on Education
Chitty, Clyde (2004) Education policy in Britain, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
David, M. (2003) 'Education' in P. Alcock, A. Erskine and M. May (eds.), The Student's Companion to Social Policy, 2nd edition, London: Blackwell
Gewirtz, S. et al. (1995) Markets, Choice and Equity in Education, Buckingham: Open University Press, (chapters 1, 2, 7)
Glennerster, Howard (1998), 'Education: reaping the harvest', in H.Glennerster and J.Hills (eds.), The State of Welfare, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 27-74
Gorard, S. (2003), Schools, Markets and choice policies, London: Routledge Falmer
Halsey, A.H (1997), Education: culture, economy and society, Oxford: Oxford University Press
Mattei, P and A. Aguilar (2016), Secular Institutions, Islam and Education Policy. France and the U.S. in Comparative Perspective, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
Phillips, D and M. Schweisfurth (2006), Comparative and International education. An introduction to theory, method and practice. New York: Continuum International Publishing Group (chapters 1 and 3)

A list of compulsory and optional journal articles will be assigned each week. A complete reading list will be available at the start of the course.

For Module 1, 2, and 3, please refer to the programme and reading list of Comparative Welfare States (EPS).
Periodo
Secondo trimestre
Periodo
Secondo trimestre
Modalità di valutazione
Esame
Giudizio di valutazione
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
Docente/i
Ricevimento:
17 settembre ore 10.30-13.00
Stanza 203 -2° piano.