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Stephen Downes

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Philanthropy enables "high net worth individuals" to "use mechanisms drawn from business to achieve their philanthropic goals," but this often comes with strings attached for those being funded. For example, as Stephen J. Ball writes, "Soft privatisation through these donations allows private actors to craft a space for themselves in the education policy sphere of voice and influence." This is just one of many scenarios considered in this volume (60 page PDF) of short articles written by experts in the space. The first set of articles examines general trends, and the remaining four sets look at specific regions.

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