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Policy as Practice: A Guide for Music Educators

Patrick Schmidt


Policy as Practice: A Guide for Music Educators explores how policy impacts the lives of teachers, arguing that policy participation can matter greatly to how educational experiences are constructed. Articulating a progressive view of policy and its intersection with music education, the book helps the reader to see how policy as a concept and practice has permeated the deepest recesses of civil society and has had particular impact on the lives of those who are actively connected to the educational process. Indeed, for teachers, policy often evokes images of a forbidden or alien environment; ... More

Keywords: music education, policy, policy knowhow, policy as practice, music teacher education, framing disposition, policy activism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190227029
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190227029.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Patrick Schmidt, author
Associate Professor of Music Education, Florida International University