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School systems, Textbooks and Knowledge Society: Limits of Market Regulations in Small Language Societies

Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
5.01.00  Social sciences  Educational studies   

Code Science Field
S285  Social sciences  Social pedagogy 
textbook, publishing, electronic publishing, educational systems, textbook adoption systems, textbook marketing
Evaluation (rules)
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Researchers (5)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  11753  PhD Slavko Gaber  Sociology  Researcher  2002 - 2004  457 
2.  21645  PhD Mihael Kovač  Information science and librarianship  Head  2002 - 2004  405 
3.  01060  PhD Mojca Kovač Šebart  Culturology  Researcher  2002 - 2004  533 
4.  16082  PhD Janez Krek  Philosophy  Researcher  2002 - 2004  425 
5.  19022  PhD Tadej Vidmar  Historiography  Researcher  2002 - 2004  229 
Organisations (2)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  0581  University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts  Ljubljana  1627058  96,922 
2.  0588  University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education  Ljubljana  1627082  30,705 
The main goal of the research project is to analyze textbook publishing models in different EU- and EU- candidate countries. Adoption systems will be analyzed, and educational and technical standards for the production of the textbooks will be examined. As a subchapter of the research, role of the electronic publishing and it's convergence with traditional media in educational systems will be scrutinized. Research project will examine marketing techniques for eletronic and tradititional textbooks and educational materials and the level of competititvness of different national textbook publishing industries. The research project will analyze different price control mechanisms and different subvention models. In it's second part, Slovene textbook market after 1985 will be analyzed, with special emphasis on the changes of the adoption system and with special regard on the different marketing techniques of the publishers. In it's final part, the research project will produce some models for the regulation of the Slovene textbook market.
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