Shaping of European Education : Interdisciplinary approaches
The range, speed and scale of Europeanizing effects in education, and their complexity, has produced a relatively new field of study, and this book examines the rise of international and transnational policy and flows of data and people around Europe. It uses scholarship and research drawn from sociology, politics and education in the study of Europeanizing processes or situations in education.
- creates a space for policy research on European education, bringing together widely dispersed studies in education studies, political science, sociology and European integration studies
- reflects scholarship, drawn from different centres and disciplines across Europe, developing theoretical insights into
- develops empirical studies about European institutions, networks and processes; the interplay between policy-makers, stakeholders, experts, and researchers; and between the European and the national
- brings together researchers from a large set of countries and mixes experienced and young researchers.
As an introduction to the ways in which European education is being constructed, the book includes new subjects of study and a new relationship between disciplinary subjects and their methods of study. These include the role of think tanks and consultancies, international organizations, researcher mobilities, standards, indicators of higher education, and cultural metaphor.