Contributors – The Centre for Independent Studies

Edwin G. West


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  • The Education Monopoly Problem 12 December 1989 | OP26
    Professor Edwin West has for many years been a leading authority on, and advocate of, choice and competition in education. In this Occasional Paper, he explores the various mechanisms that have evolved in several countries for enhancing choice both within…...
    Professor Edwin West has for many years been a leading authority on, and advocate of, choice and competition in education. In this Occasional Paper, he explores the various mechanisms that have evolved in several countries for enhancing choice both within…
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Publications

  • FEATURE: The Rise of the State in Education: Part Two: The Abolition of Parental Fees 29 May 1991
    In the second of two articles on the growth of state involvement in education, Edwin West describes the defeat of attempts to defend the competitive system of parental fees in England, America and Australia.
    In the second of two articles on the growth of state involvement in education, Edwin West describes the defeat of attempts to defend the competitive system of parental fees in England, America and Australia.
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  • FEATURE: The Rise of the State in Education: Part One: The Intellectual Background 29 May 1991
    In the first of two articles documenting the growth of state involvement in education, Edwin West traces the decline of the classical political economists' ideal of private, competitive education and its replacement by compulsory, state-subsidised schooling.
    In the first of two articles documenting the growth of state involvement in education, Edwin West traces the decline of the classical political economists' ideal of private, competitive education and its replacement by compulsory, state-subsidised schooling.
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