E G West
Economic Liberalism and the Role of Government in Education
EG West is a major thinker in education. This volume offers the coherent account of West's educational thought. It is divided into: intellectual biography; critical exposition of West's work; and, the reception and influence of West's work
James Tooley is Professor of Education Policy at Newcastle University, UK, and founder and director of the E.G. West Centre, which explores the role of markets in education. He is the author of
The Beautiful Tree, a bestseller in India and winner of the 2010 Sir Antony Fisher Memorial Prize, based on his ground-breaking research on private education for the poor in India, China and Africa.
Richard Bailey is a writer and researcher in education and sport. A former teacher in both primary and secondary schools and a teacher trainer, he has been Professor at a number of leading Universities in the UK. He now lives and works in Germany, where he is Manager of Sport and Health at the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education.