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  1. Foucault and Education: Disciplines and Knowledge.Stephen J. Ball (ed.) - 1990 - Routledge.
    1 Introducing Monsieur Foucault Stephen J. Ball Michel Foucault is an enigma, a massively influential intellectual who steadfastly refused to align himself ...
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  2. Reforming Education and Changing Schools.Richard Bowe, Stephen J. Ball & Anne Gold - 1992 - British Journal of Educational Studies 40 (4):429-431.
  3. Education Reform: A Critical and Post-Structural Approach.Stephen J. Ball - 1995 - British Journal of Educational Studies 43 (2):221-223.
  4. Politics and Policy Making in Education.Stephen J. Ball - 1991 - British Journal of Educational Studies 39 (4):450-453.
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    Performativity, Commodification and Commitment: An I-Spy Guide to the Neoliberal University.Stephen J. Ball - 2012 - British Journal of Educational Studies 60 (1):17-28.
  6. Markets, Choice and Equity in Education.Sharon Gewirtz, Stephen J. Ball & Richard Bowe - 1997 - British Journal of Educational Studies 45 (1):114-116.
     
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  7. Management as Moral Technology: A Luddite Analysis.Stephen J. Ball - 1990 - In Foucault and Education: Disciplines and Knowledge. Routledge. pp. 153--166.
     
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    Intellectuals or Technicians? The Urgent Role of Theory in Educational Studies.Stephen J. Ball - 1995 - British Journal of Educational Studies 43 (3):255.
    This paper discusses some problems with the field of educational studies and considers the role of post-structuralist theory in shifting the study of education away from a 'technical rationalist' approach (as evidenced in the case of much research on educational management and school effectiveness) towards an 'intellectual intelligence' stance that stresses contingency, disidentification and risk-taking.
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    Foucault, Power, and Education.Stephen J. Ball - 2012 - Routledge.
    Foucault, Power, and Education invites internationally renowned scholar Stephen J. Ball to reflect on the importance and influence of Foucault on his work in educational policy.
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    ‘Toned Habitus’, Self-Emancipation and the Contingency of Reflexivity: A Life Story Study of Working-Class Students at Elite Universities in China.Jin Jin & Stephen J. Ball - 2020 - British Journal of Educational Studies 68 (2):241-262.
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    Intellectuals or Technicians? The Urgent Role of Theory in Educational Studies1.Stephen J. Ball - 1995 - British Journal of Educational Studies 43 (3):255-271.
    This paper discusses some problems with the field of educational studies and considers the role of post-structuralist theory in shifting the study of education away from a 'technical rationalist' approach towards an 'intellectual intelligence' stance that stresses contingency, disidentification and risk-taking.
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    Education Policy, Power Relations and Teachers’ Work.Stephen J. Ball - 1993 - British Journal of Educational Studies 41 (2):106-121.
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    Guest Editorial: At the Cross‐Roads: Education Policy Studies.Stephen J. Ball & Chris Shilling - 1994 - British Journal of Educational Studies 42 (1):1-5.
  14. Performativity, Privatisation, Professionals and the State.Stephen J. Ball - 2008 - In Bryan Cunningham (ed.), Exploring Professionalism. Institute of Education, University of London.
     
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    Education Policy, Power Relations and Teachers' Work.Stephen J. Ball - 1993 - British Journal of Educational Studies 41 (2):106 - 121.
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    Autobiographies and Interviews as Means of ‘Access’ to Elite Policy Making in Education1.Charles Batteson & Stephen J. Ball - 1995 - British Journal of Educational Studies 43 (2):201-216.
    This paper explores questions of access to perceptions of educational policy by members of policy elites. In particular, it reviews some possibilities of broadening how national education policy is contructed by examining the utility of published autobiographical tests.
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  17. Choice, Pathways and Transitions Post-16: New Youth, New Economies and the Global City.Stephen J. Ball, Meg Maguire & Sheila Macrae - 2001 - British Journal of Educational Studies 49 (3):357-359.
     
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    Inclusive Education is Not Dead, It Just Smells Funny.Stephen J. Ball - 2019 - British Journal of Educational Studies 67 (2):277-278.
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    The Sociology of Education: Major Themes.Stephen J. Ball (ed.) - 2000 - Routledge.
    This outstanding collection contains 100 papers drawn from the broad range of contemporary writing on the sociology of education. Major trends and developments from the 1970s through to the 1990s are represented. The following four volumes offer a comprehensive introduction to, and overview of, the field: * Theories and Methods * Inequalities and Oppressions * Institutions and Processes * Politics and Policies. Covering the key points of dispute and areas of controversy within the sociology of education these volumes include papers (...)
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    Autobiographies and Interviews as Means of 'Access' to Elite Policy Making in Education.Charles Batteson & Stephen J. Ball - 1995 - British Journal of Educational Studies 43 (2):201 - 216.
    This paper explores questions of access to perceptions of educational policy by members of policy elites. In particular, it reviews some possibilities of broadening how national education policy is contructed by examining the utility of published autobiographical tests.
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