Prof Andrew Loxley (TCD) and Prof Gary Thomas's (University of Birmingham) contribution to International Encyclopedia of Education, Fourth Edition updates readers on emerging interests and developments in the field. Their chapter entitled â€œFollowing the money? Commodification, segregation and shopping. Read more here.

The book presents comprehensive reviews of research in various areas, but also includes illustrations/examples from regions, nations, locations--situated and contrastive (i.e., rather than exemplars serving transferability rather than generalizability avoiding standardization and homogenizations). Sections provide comprehensive reviews and the state of research, theory and practice in a fashion that is both historic and developmental.