Before 2010

This is archive material from before the 2010 general election, when the Conservatives came to power. We have kept it for reference, but please remember that it refers to policies and events under the previous Labour government.

21 Oct 2006

This article uses social movement theory to analyse campaigns against a new type of government-sponsored school – the Academy – in four areas of England.

21 Oct 2006

In this article I use the concept of ‘re-agenting’ to explore and explain the role of non-state agencies, principally private companies and business entrepreneurs, as key instruments in the government’s transformation of the school system in England.

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