Response : Matters of (im)mobility : Beyond fast conceptual and methodological readings in policy sociology

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McKenzie, Marcia, Lewis, Steven and Gulson, Kalervo N.. (2021). Response : Matters of (im)mobility : Beyond fast conceptual and methodological readings in policy sociology. Critical Studies in Education. 62(3), pp. 394-410. https://doi.org/10.1080/17508487.2021.1942942
AuthorsMcKenzie, Marcia, Lewis, Steven and Gulson, Kalervo N.
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In this special issue response paper, we pick up from prior discussions to suggest areas where we think policy sociology can benefit from further conversation and research. In particular, we bring together our respective readings and work on policy mobilities, in conversation with the contributions of this special issue, to think further about what policy mobilities and related orientations can bring to the development of policy sociology. We specifically focus our attention on four areas for further conceptual and methodological extension in relation to policy mobilities and related approaches in policy sociology of education: (i) temporality, (ii) scale, (iii) land, and, finally, (iv) methodological diversity. In doing so, we advocate against ‘fast’ readings of literature from other fields, while emphasizing the value of transdisciplinary work in policy sociology and critical policy studies.

Keywordseducation policy; policy sociology; policy mobilities; globalization; methodology
Year2021
JournalCritical Studies in Education
Journal citation62 (3), pp. 394-410
PublisherRoutledge
ISSN1750-8487
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/17508487.2021.1942942
Scopus EID2-s2.0-85109801318
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Page range394-410
FunderAustralian Research Council (ARC)
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Accepted10 Jun 2021
Deposited28 Oct 2021
ARC Funded ResearchThis output has been funded, wholly or partially, under the Australian Research Council Act 2001
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