Stephen Ball: "Neoliberal Networks for Education Reform: Ideology + Influence = Profit"

STEPHEN J. BALL is Karl Mannheim Professor of the Sociology of
Education at the Institute of Education, University of London. His work
is in "policy sociology" and he has conducted a series of ESRC funded
studies that focus on issues of social class and policy. His recent
books include The Education Debate (Policy Press 2008), Education Plc
(Routledge 2007), Education Policy and Social Class (Routledge 2006),
and, with Carol Vincent, Childcare Choice and Class Practices
(Routledge 2005). He has an honorary doctorate from Turku University,
Finland, is a visiting professor at the University of San Andres,
Buenos Aires, and is a Fellow of the British Academy.