'Parental Choice', Consumption and Social Theory: The Operation of Micro-Markets in Education

Using key writings in the sociology of consumption and consumerism and analyses of the nature of postmodern society, this paper considers how parents decide upon a secondary school and the nature of their engagement with the education market.
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