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  1. Language Planning for Medium of Instruction in Asia

    Edited by M. Obaidul Hamid, Hoa T.M. Nguyen, Richard B. Baldauf

    This volume investigates the policy and practice of medium of instruction at different levels of education in Asian polities including Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Maldives, Nepal, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. The chapters provide an informed understanding of the...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. European Studies in Asia

    Contours of a Discipline

    By Georg Wiessala

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    As countries across Asia continue to rise and become more assertive global powers, the role that Higher Education has played, and continues to play, in this process is an issue of growing pertinence. Furthermore, understanding the relationship between Europe and Asia fostered by historical and...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia

    Identity Politics, Schooling and Popular Culture

    Edited by Paul Morris, Naoko Shimazu, Edward Vickers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    In the decades since her defeat in the Second World War, Japan has continued to loom large in the national imagination of many of her East Asian neighbours. While for many, Japan still conjures up images of rampant military brutality, at different times and in different communities, alternative...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Education of Migrant Children and China's Future

    The Urban Left Behind

    By Holly H. Ming

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    There are more than 225 million rural-to-urban migrant workers, and some 20 million migrant children in Chinese cities. Because of policies related to the household registration (hukou) system, migrant students are not allowed a public high school education in the cities, so their urban education...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Emergent Knowledge Society and the Future of Higher Education

    Asian Perspectives

    Edited by Deane E. Neubauer

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    The nature of higher education is by no means fixed: it has evolved over time; different models of higher education co-exist alongside each other at present; and, worldwide, there are demands for higher education to change to better help support economic growth and to better fit chagning social and...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Globalisation, Employment and Education in Sri Lanka

    Opportunity and Division

    By Angela W. Little, Siri T. Hettige

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    Since the late 1970s, Sri Lanka has undergone a socio-economic transformation, from protectionism towards economic liberalisation and increasing integration into the world economy. Through a systematic comparison of these periods of economic change (1956–1977, and 1977 to the present), Angela W....

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Organisational Dynamics of University Reform in Japan

    International Inside Out

    By Jeremy Breaden

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    For several decades internationalisation has been a cornerstone of both Japanese government higher education policy and approaches to reform at an institutional level, but Japan has still not managed to lose its reputation as a somewhat reclusive member of the global academic community. Consensus...

    Published September 7th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Islam and Higher Education

    Concepts, Challenges and Opportunities

    By Marodsilton Muborakshoeva

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book is the first study to qualitatively explore the concepts of higher education in Muslim contexts. It examines the different concepts of ‘a university’ and the way they shape practice in Muslim contexts, with a particular focus on the Islamic republic of Pakistan. Contributing to...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Language Planning in Primary Schools in Asia

    Edited by Richard B. Baldauf, Robert B. Kaplan, Knonko Kamwangamalu, Pauline Bryant

    In foreign language education, decisions must be taken on what languages to teach, who will teach them, in which schools (i.e. all, only urban, only rural), in which grades, the number of hours a week, and the cost involved. This book explores the answers to these questions across a number of Asian...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Changing Role of Schools in Asian Societies

    Schools for the Knowledge Society

    By Kerry J. Kennedy, John Chi-Kin Lee

    Walk into a classroom in Tokyo, New York, London or Rotterdam, and the similarities in structure, activity, purpose and style will outweigh differences in language, dress and ethnic characteristics. Learning is regulated and rationed, teaching is a process or one-way transmission of knowledge,...

    Published March 30th 2010 by Routledge

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