ISSN 1740-2743 Online version / ISSN 2051-0959 Print version

The Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies (JCEPS) is a double-blind peer-reviewed international scholarly journal published by The Institute for Education Policy Studies (IEPS). The free, online version is published in association with the Kapodistrian and National University of Athens (Greece). The print version (available on subscription or purchase – click on the Subscriptions and Purchasing link is published by IEPS). JCEPS will have three issues per annum, as from 2013. (Prior to that, since March 2003, there were two issues per annum). The journal website is Enquiries should be addressed through the contact form and/ or to

JCEPS is now indexed with and included in ERIC, Cabell’s, EBSCO and OpenAccessJournals. JCEPS is currently under the indexing process with Scopus.

The Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies (JCEPS) seeks to develop Marxist and other Left analysis of education. JCEPS seeks and publishes articles that critique global, national, neo-liberal, neo-conservative, New Labour, Third Way, postmodernist and other analyses of policy developments, as well as those that attempt to report on, analyse and develop Socialist/ Marxist transformative policy for schooling and education from a number of Radical Left perspectives. JCEPS also addresses issues of social class, ‘race’, gender, sexual orientation, disability and capital/ism; critical pedagogies, new public managerialism and academic/ non-academic labour, and empowerment/ disempowerment.

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 New IEPS Publications

pub1Ulas Basar Gezgin, Kemal Inal and Dave Hill (eds.) The Gezi Revolt: People’s Revolutionary Resistance against Neoliberal Capitalism in Turkey. Brighton: Institute for Education Policy Studies.

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pub2Dave Hill (ed.) Immiseration Capitalism and Education: Austerity, Resistance and Revolt. Brighton: Institute for Education Policy Studies. Publication Date: August 2013

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pub3Dave Hill. Marxist Essays on Education: Class and `Race’, Neoliberalism and Capitalism. Brighton: Institute for Education Policy Studies. Publication date: August 2013

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Volume 13 Number 1 – June 2015

Marcus Hawel
Stefan Kalmring
Political learning processes. On the difficult role of critical intellectuals in social movements

Rubén Arriazu Muñoz
European Education Policy: A Historical and Critical Approach to Understanding the Impact of Neoliberalism in Europe

Aline Courtois
Theresa O’Keefe
Precarity in the ivory cage: Neoliberalism and casualisation of work in the Irish higher education sector

Roberto Ribeiro Baldino
Tânia Cristina Baptista Cabral
Profitability of qualified-labour-power production

Kevin D. Lam
Theories of Racism, Asian American Identities, and a Materialist Critical Pedagogy

Naciye Aksoy
The Corporate Social Responsibility and Sponsorship Illusion of the Commercial Companies in Public Elementary Schools of Turkey

Mehmet Saglam
12th September Coup d’état and the Media in the Narratives of the Primary School Students as Their Educational Experiences in the 1980s’ Turkey

Maria Ron-Balsera
Are schools promoting social and economic integration of migrant and ethnic minorities? The experiences of some young people of Ecuadorian background in Spain

Tarık Soydan
Being a Teacher in the East of Turkey

Robert FitzSimmons
Countering the neoliberal paradigm: A Pedagogy of the Heart from a Finnish Higher Learning Perspective

Brenda McMahon
Seeing Strengths in a Rural School: Educators’ Conceptions of Individual and Environmental Resilience Factors

Dr. Haggith Gor Ziv
Education of Deaf Children in Israel: A case of marginalizing a minority group