All political processes require a narrative or convincing story to carry them, and because teaching is a political process, recent worldwide reforms of teaching have had their own unique hallmark which has tended to coalesce around the notion of crisis. The narrative about teachers’ work that we want to unmask in this book is around teaching as an occupation being subjected to, resisting and accommodating to, forces of globalization bent on transforming teaching into something quite different from what it was even a decade ago.