New Public Management and the new professionalism in education: Framing the issue

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Abstract

This article provides an introductory frame for this special issue dedicated to New Public Management and the New Professional Educator. We will intoduce the five  articles and how they analyze the characteristics of NPM and this emerging new professional as well as forms of educator resistance and advocacy.

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Anderson, G., & Herr, K. (2015). New Public Management and the new professionalism in education: Framing the issue. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 23, 84. https://doi.org/10.14507/epaa.v23.2222
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New Public Management and the New Professional
Author Biographies

Gary Anderson, New York University

Gary L. Anderson is a professor of Educational Leadership in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University. A former high school teacher and principal, he has published on topics such as educational policy and leadership, critical ethnography, action research, and school micro-politics. His most recent books include: The Action Research Dissertation: A Guide for Students and Faculty (2015, Sage), with Kathryn Herr, and Advocacy Leadership: Toward a Post-Reform Agenda (2009, Routledge).

Kathryn Herr, Montclair State University

Kathryn Herr is a professor in the Department of Educational Foundations in the College of Education and Human Services at Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ.  She currently primarily teaches qualitative and action research. Recent publications include The Action Research Dissertation: A Guide for Students and Faculty, (2015, Sage) with co-author, Gary Anderson.