Nick is a senior lecturer in the School of Education, University of Birmingham.
His research interests include:
The governance of education and education as governance: schooling as governmentality. The history of the school as a social technology.
Contemporary philosophies and education and education research: including poststructuralism – Derrida, Foucault, Lacan, Lyotard – and its antecedents in Marx, Nietzsche, Freud and Heidegger.
Theories of the global in the work of Said, Spivak, Appadurai, Castells, Bauman and others.
Language, identity and education: theories of language, culture and social class. Curriculum politics: subject identities, literacy issues and the social dimension of knowledge.
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