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The Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies (JCEPS) is a peer-reviewed international scholarly journal published by The Institute for Education Policy Studies (IEPS). The free, online version is published in association with the University of Athens (Greece). The print version (available on subscription or purchase – click on the Subscriptions and Purchasing link is published by IEPS). JCEPS will have three issues per annum, as from 2013. The journal website is Enquiries should be addressed to or

The Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies (JCEPS) seeks to develop Marxist and other Left analysis of education. JCEPS seeks and publishes articles that critique global, national, neo-liberal, neo-conservative, New Labour, Third Way, postmodernist and other analyses of policy developments, as well as those that attempt to report on, analyse and develop Socialist/ Marxist transformative policy for schooling and education from a number of Radical Left perspectives. JCEPS also addresses issues of social class, ‘race’, gender, sexual orientation, disability and capital/ism; critical pedagogies, new public managerialism and academic / non-academic labour, and empowerment/ disempowerment.



Volume 11, Number 4:
November 2013

Curry Malott, Dave Hill, Grant Banfield: Neoliberalism, Immiseration Capitalism and the Historical Urgency of a Socialist Education

Mark Cresswell, Zulfia Karimova, Tom Brock: Pedagogy of the Privileged: Elite Universities and Dialectical Contradictions in the UK

José García, Noah De Lissovoy: Doing School Time: The Hidden Curriculum Goes to Prison

Roberto Ribeiro Baldino, Tânia Cristina Baptista Cabral: The productivity of students’ schoolwork: an exercise in Marxist rigour

Brad J. Porfilio, Debangshu Roychoudhury, Lauren Gardner: Ending the ‘War Against Youth:’ Social Media and Hip-Hop Culture as Sites of Resistance, Transformation and (Re) Conceptualization

Nisha Thapliyal: Reframing the public in public education: The Landless Workers Movement (MST) and adult education in Brazil

Dimitris Tsoubaris, Aleksandros Georgopoulos: Gauging the Potential of Socially Critical Environmental Education (EE): Examining Local Environmental problems through children’s perspective

Selda Polat: Neo-liberal education policies in Turkey and transformation in education

Dereje Tadesse Birbirso: Technology for Empowering or Subjugating Teachers: Analysis of Ethiopia’s Education Reform Discourse Practice

Sara Zamir, Tamar Horowitz: The manifestation of the value of patriotism among Israeli trainee teachers – natives and immigrants: how will they educate their pupils in the light of this value?

Ulas Ozer: The Song of the Other/ Public Space as a Learning Environment and Gypsy Musicians in Turkey

Alan Hodkinson: Inclusion ‘All present and correct?’ A critical analysis of New Labour’s inclusive education policy in England


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