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MICHAEL PETERS 59 2 . Neo-liberal Governance of Welfare and Education : Responsibilising the Self

@inproceedings{Peters2001MICHAELP5,
  title={MICHAEL PETERS 59 2 . Neo-liberal Governance of Welfare and Education : Responsibilising the Self},
  author={Michael Peters},
  year={2001}
}
The notion of ‘enterprise culture’ emerged in the United Kingdom as a central motif in political thought under Margaret Thatcher's administration. The notion represented a profound shift away from the Keynesian welfare state to a deliberate attempt at cultural restructuring and engineering based upon the neo-liberal model of the entrepreneurial self a shift characterised as a moving from a ‘culture of dependency’ to one of ‘self-reliance’. In education this shift took the form of the… 

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