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The Cultural Context
This text calls for a broader approach to comparative educational administration: one which uses culture as the principle means of analysis. The articles collected by Allan Walker and Clive Dimmock detail the educational practices and outcomes of other systems while taking into account the...
Published October 3rd 2002 by Routledge
Local Insight with Lessons for the Global Community
This book explores global issues in the professional development of science teachers, and considers classroom applications of teacher training with a comparative lens. The twelve studies collected in this volume span five continents and vastly differing models of teacher education. Carefully...
Published May 23rd 2002 by Routledge
State Formation and Chinese School Politics in Postwar Singapore and Hong Kong
This book explores the impact of cultural identity, the internal configurations of the educational field, and the struggles both inside and outside the educational systems of post-World War II Singapore and Hong Kong. By comparing the school politics of these two nations, Wong generates a theory...
Published April 23rd 2002 by Routledge
Case Studies Across Six Societies
This book examines the approach to civic education in six societies located on the Pacific Rim: Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, and the US. In these scrupulously designed studies, the contributors investigate the recent re-emergence of civic education in this region. Developments...
Published March 28th 2002 by Routledge
This collection of essays explores teaching in Japan as it relates to contemporary social change in the past two decades. The collection explores day-to-day teaching in Japan from the teacher's erspective relying on first hand accounts by those within the system....
Published January 1st 2002 by Routledge
First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Published October 25th 2001 by Routledge
How Japanese Adolescents Balance School, Family and Friends
This volume examines the lives of young adolescents in Japanese middle schools, focusing on the dynamics of school, family, and social life, and explores the change from child to adolescent that takes place in the middle school years....
Published April 26th 2001 by Routledge
Gender and Education in Latin America
In this ground-breaking study, Regina Cortina and Nelly Stromquist examine how the alliances of international agencies, national governments, and nongovernmental organizations have strengthened public support for educating girls and women in Latin America. Bringing a timely and readable account of...
Published September 27th 2000 by Routledge