Crisis as a discursive legitimation strategy in educational reforms: A critical policy analysis

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Nordin, Andreas (2014)
  • Publisher: Education Inquiry
  • Journal: Education Inquiry (issn: 2000-4508, eissn: 2000-4508)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/edui.v5.24047
  • Subject: educational reform; legitimation strategy; risk; crisis; discourse

Around the mid-2000s a crisis discourse emerged in educational policy-making in the EU and in Sweden. Using the EU and Sweden as empirical references, this article explores how this crisis discourse has been and is employed by politicians and NGOs. Discourse Institution... View more
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