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Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

This is a series that offers a global platform to engage scholars in continuous academic debate on key challenges and the latest thinking on issues in the fast growing field of International and Comparative Education.

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  1. Investigating Education in Germany

    Historical studies from a British perspective

    By David Phillips

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    This book brings together the work of established researcher Professor David Phillips, in one authoritative volume. Including key chapters on education in Germany from the last three decades, topics range from historical studies of universities and schools, to detailed research on the role of the...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Knowledge Hierarchies in Transnational Education

    Staging dissensus

    By Jing Qi

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    Transnational education seeks equivalence in standards and/or relevance of outcomes through the transfer of Western theories, concepts and methods. Utilising a critique-interpretative approach, Jing Qi argues that equivalence/relevance-oriented approaches to transnational education assume the...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Citizenship Education and Migrant Youth in China

    Pathways to the Urban Underclass

    By Miao Li

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    In East Asian economies such as China, recent mass rural-urban migration has created a new urban underclass, as have their children. However, their inclusion in urban public schools is a surprisingly slow process, and youth identities in newly industrialized countries remain largely neglected....

    Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Global Identity in Multicultural and International Educational Contexts

    Student identity formation in international schools

    By Nigel Bagnall

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    The increased movement of people globally has changed the face of national and international schooling. Higher levels of mobility have resulted from both the willing movement of students and their families with a desire to create a better life, and the forced movement of refugee families...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Educating Adolescent Girls Around the Globe

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Sandra L. Stacki, Supriya Baily

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    While many initial education benchmarks are being met, new and continuing challenges exist for adolescent girls in the developing world. Discrimination, violence, marginalization, and health-related issues prevail, making proper education at the middle school level crucial during this unique...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace Education

    Moving Burundi Toward a Sustainable Future

    By William Timpson, Elavie Ndura, Apollinaire Bangayimbaga

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    When the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States occurred—causing that nation to wage wars of revenge in Afghanistan and Iraq—the people of Burundi were recovering from nearly forty years of violence, genocide and civil wars that had killed nearly one million and produced another million...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Multicampus University Systems

    Africa and the Kenyan Experience

    By Ishmael I. Munene

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    In the face of increasing social demand and cutbacks in state budgetary support, universities in African countries are now turning towards a multicampus system strategy. As African governments have adopted neoliberal education policies that place premium on entrepreneurialism, profit making,...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Education and the State

    International perspectives on a changing relationship

    Edited by Carla Aubry, Michael Geiss, Veronika Magyar-Haas, Jürgen Oelkers

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    In most countries in the world, school education is the business of the state. Even if forms and functions differ, the imparting of elementary knowledge is universally regarded as a public function. Yet this is neither self-evident nor self-explanatory. The degree of involvement of state agencies...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Leading and Managing Indigenous Education in the Postcolonial World

    By Zane Ma Rhea

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    This book brings together the academic fields of educational leadership, educational administration, strategic change management, and Indigenous education in order to provide a critical, multi-perspective, systems level analysis of the provision of education services to Indigenous people. It draws...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Changing Landscape of International Schooling

    Implications for theory and practice

    By Tristan Bunnell

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    The number of English-medium international schools that deliver their curriculum wholly or partly in the English language reportedly reached 6,000 in January 2012. It is anticipated this number will rise to over 11,000 schools by 2022, employing over 500,000 English-speaking teachers. The number of...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge