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New directions in education policy implementation : confronting complexity / edited by Meredith I. Honig.

Contributor(s): Honig, Meredith I, 1971-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2006Description: ix, 289 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780791468203 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0791468208 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0791468194 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780791468197 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): School improvement programs -- United States | Educational change -- United States | Educational leadership -- United StatesDDC classification: 379.150973 HON
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS Acknowledgements 4 1. Introduction. Complexity and Policy Implementation: Challenges and Opportunities for the Field Meredith I. Honig 5 2. Communities of Practice Theory and the Role of Teacher Professional Community in Policy Implementation Cynthia E. Coburn & Mary Kay Stein 40 3. Policy Implementation and Cognition: The Role of Human, Social, & Distributed Cognition in Framing Policy Implementation James P. Spillane, Brian Reiser, & Louis Gomez 72 4. Language Matters: How Characteristics of Language Complicate Policy Implementation Heather Hill 98 5. Political Perspectives on Policy Implementation: The Case of Reconstitution Policies Betty L. Malen 124 6. Connections in the Policy Chain: The Case of Comprehensive School Reform Amanda Datnow 155 7. Building Policy from Practice: Implementation as Organizational Learning Meredith I. Honig 182 8. Toward a Critical Approach to Educational Policy Implementation: Implications for the (Battle)field Michael Dumas & Jean Anyon 214 9. An Economic Approach to Education Policy Implementation Susanna Loeb & Patrick McEwan 243 10. Social Capital and the Problem of Implementation Mark A. Smylie & Andrea E. Evans 270 11. Implementation Research in Education: Lessons Learned, Lingering Questions and New Opportunities Milbrey W. McLaughlin 300 References 330 Contributors
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-270) and indexes.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Acknowledgements
4
1.
Introduction. Complexity and Policy Implementation: Challenges and Opportunities for the Field
Meredith I. Honig
5
2.
Communities of Practice Theory and the Role of Teacher Professional Community in Policy
Implementation
Cynthia E. Coburn & Mary Kay Stein
40
3.
Policy Implementation and Cognition: The Role of Human, Social, & Distributed Cognition in
Framing Policy Implementation
James P. Spillane, Brian Reiser, & Louis Gomez
72
4.
Language Matters: How Characteristics of Language Complicate Policy Implementation
Heather Hill
98
5.
Political Perspectives on Policy Implementation: The Case of Reconstitution Policies
Betty L. Malen
124
6.
Connections in the Policy Chain: The Case of Comprehensive School Reform
Amanda Datnow
155
7.
Building Policy from Practice: Implementation as Organizational Learning
Meredith I. Honig
182
8.
Toward a Critical Approach to Educational Policy Implementation: Implications for the
(Battle)field
Michael Dumas & Jean Anyon
214
9.
An Economic Approach to Education Policy Implementation
Susanna Loeb & Patrick McEwan
243
10.
Social Capital and the Problem of Implementation
Mark A. Smylie & Andrea E. Evans
270
11.
Implementation Research in Education: Lessons Learned, Lingering Questions and New
Opportunities
Milbrey W. McLaughlin
300
References
330
Contributors

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