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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. 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 August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Culture, Transnational Education and Thinking

    Case studies in global schooling

    By Niranjan Casinader

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    The notion of thinking skills as a key component of a 21st century school education is now firmly entrenched in educational policy and curriculum frameworks in many parts of the world. However, there has been relatively little questioning of the manner in which educational globalisation has...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Children's Voices: Studies of interethnic conflict and violence in European schools

    Edited by Mateja Sedmak, Zorana Medarić, Sarah Walker

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    How are the processes of increasing ethnic and racial diversity reflected in European schools? How do children and educators experience and perceive interethnic relations in schools? This book examines the issues of interethnic coexistence, the management of ethnic diversity, xenophobic and racial...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Citizenship Education around the World

    Local Contexts and Global Possibilities

    Edited by John Petrovic, Aaron Kuntz

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    Though certainly not a new idea, citizenship education manifests in unique and often unpredictable ways in our contemporary neoliberal era. The question of what it means to be a productive and recognized citizen must now be understood simultaneously along both global and local lines. This edited...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. National Identity and Educational Reform

    Contested Classrooms

    By Elizabeth Anderson Worden

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    National identity in Moldova remains contested despite repeated attempts by governments, historians, and educators to cultivate a shared sense of national belonging through the development of history textbooks. Concern over professional status and distrust of the government’s motivations halted...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. A History of Higher Education Exchange

    China and America

    By Teresa Brawner Bevis

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    Weakened by two Opium Wars and a succession of internal rebellions in the mid-1800s, China’s imperial leaders made a historic decision—to break a tradition of isolation and seek education outside the homeland’s borders. In time, an acquisition of science and technology from the...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Teaching in Primary Schools in China and India

    Contexts of learning

    By Nirmala Rao, Emma Pearson, Kai-ming Cheng, Margaret Taplin

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    This book compares primary education in urban and rural China and India. It focuses on how the sociocultural context including educational policy, educators and parents’ beliefs, and the conditions under which teaching and learning occur shape classroom pedagogy and determine children’s attainment....

    Published January 31st 2013 by Routledge

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