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Diminished states? National power in European education policy

Kupfer, Antonia (2008) Diminished states? National power in European education policy British Journal of Educational Studies, 56, (5), pp. 286-303. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-8527.2008.00406.x).

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The increasing research on international organisations’education policy lacks analyses of the relation between international organisations and nation states. This paper aims to analyse the power of nation states in international education policy. Focusing on the new degree system in higher education in Europe, partly from Foucault’s governmentality perspective, the paper suggests that nation states retain power while operating in international settings. The study’s conclusions argue that the nation states’ power might be a chance for further participation of affected people.

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Published date: September 2008
Organisations: Southampton Education School


Local EPrints ID: 196359
ISSN: 0007-1005
PURE UUID: 8f12ee6f-c6c1-4f1c-92ea-c4492b515598

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Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:23

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Author: Antonia Kupfer

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