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Education and the Mobility Turn


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Introduction – Making moves: theorizations of education and mobility 1. Nomadic political ontology and transnational academic mobility 2. The prison is another country: incarcerated students and (im)mobility in Australian prisons 3. Market mobilities/immobilities: mutation, path-dependency, and the spread of charter school policies in the United States 4. Affect theory and policy mobility: challenges and possibilities for critical policy research 5. Education on the rails: a textual ethnography of university advertising in mobile contexts 6. Policy mobilities and methodology: a proposition for inventive methods in education policy studies

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Kalervo N. Gulson is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of New South Wales, Australia. His work draws on human geography, education policy studies, and science and technology studies. His current research investigates whether new knowledge, methods and technologies from the life and computing sciences will substantively alter education policy and governance. His most recent book is Education policy and racial biopolitics in multicultural cities (with P. Taylor Webb, 2017).

Colin Symes is an Honorary Lecturer in the Department of Educational Studies at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. He is the author and editor of several books including Setting the Record Straight: A Material History of Classical Music (2004) and Transporting Moments: Mobility, Australian Railways and the Trained Society (2015). He is currently undertaking research into the onomastics and iconography of schooling.

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