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Published: 01 April 2015

416 Pages | 19 figures and tables

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190231453

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The Allure of Order

High Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling

Jal Mehta

Studies in Postwar American Political Development

  • Offers a compelling critique of the "accountability" approach in historical context
  • Proposes a sweeping rethinking of education in society
  • Why school reform never seems to work - and what will work