Janie Copple

Janie Copple is a Ph.D. student in the Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methodologies program at the University of Georgia. Prior to PhD studies, Janie worked as a middle grades classroom teacher and curriculum coordinator. Janie’s research interests include the role of philanthropy in secondary and higher education as well as adolescent and family experiences with puberty and sexuality. Janie’s current publications can be found in The Qualitative Report and African Studies Quarterly.

Books by Janie Copple:

This book is about conservative philanthropies, the organizations and individuals within their networks, and the strategies they use to shape educational policy and practice in K-12 and higher education.

Each chapter examines a philanthropy, philanthropic network, or corporation focused on pushing an agenda of individualism, privatization, and conservative ideologies. Based in extensive research, including the tax filings of specific philanthropic foundations, the authors demonstrate how the philanthropic elite work within federal, state, and local governmental contexts to influence policy and practice.

Within a global context of increasing wealth inequality, the authors question the motivations of these privileged few to withhold tax dollars from the US treasury where duly elected representatives can determine how tax dollars are used to benefit society. By allowing these philanthropic organizations tax exemptions under the guise of assumed benevolence, are citizens giving up their ability to hold these organizations accountable for how the money is spent? This book, aimed at a general audience of educators, provides the in-depth knowledge necessary to understand and resist private control of public policies and institutions.

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