chapter  2
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Discipline and chaos: the New Right and discourses of derision

In this chapter and the following one, I intend to examine the impact of the so-called New Right on education policy in two different but related ways. First, I will introduce and discuss the substantive views of the New Right and, via the concept of discourse, I shall then argue that these views have come to constrain the possibilities of policy and policy debate.