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New and Published Books

  1. Trajectories in the Development of Modern School Systems

    Between the National and the Global

    Edited by Daniel Tröhler, Thomas Lenz

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    As contemporary education becomes increasingly tied to global economic power, national school systems attempting to influence one another inevitably confront significant tensions caused by differences in heritage, politics, and formal structures. Trajectories in the Development of Modern School...

    Published May 25th 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 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. World Education Research Yearbook 2015

    Edited by Lori Diane Hill, Felice J. Levine

    Series: World Education Research Yearbook

    The World Education Research Association (WERA) is an association of major national, regional, and international specialty research associations dedicated to advancing education research as a scientific and scholarly field. WERA undertakes initiatives that are global in nature and thus transcend...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Cost of Not Educating the World’s Poor

    The new economics of learning

    By Lynn Ilon

    In The Cost of Not Educating the World’s Poor, Lynn Ilon observes from her 30 years of travel and work in some 20 developing countries, how global instability, problems of environmental degradation, spread of global disease, migration and political instability are a cost of viewing the uneducated...

    Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Quality Teaching and the Capability Approach

    Evaluating the work and governance of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Alison Buckler

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book provides an analytical exploration of the condition of teachers working in expanding school systems across the world, with a particular focus on the lives of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa. Drawing from award-winning research, it looks beyond the official portrayals of...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Inside Japanese Classrooms

    The Heart of Education

    By Nancy Sato

    This detailed ethnographic study of fifth- and sixth-grade classrooms offers new insights into Japanese culture, as many aspects of daily social life are embedded in the educational system. Additionally, this book provides new perspectives on educational reform in the U.S., since many current...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Globalizing Education for Work

    Comparative Perspectives on Gender and the New Economy

    Edited by Richard D. Lakes, Patricia A. Carter

    This book explores how changes in the new world economy are affecting the education of male and female workers. Authors from Australia, Africa, Brazil, Europe, North America, and South Korea use methodologies--such as literature reviews, case studies, legislative analysis, evaluations of model...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Early Child Care and Education in Finland

    Edited by Kaarina Määttä, Satu Uusiautti

    What is childhood like in Finland? What kind of practical solutions have been created and evaluated that aim at both providing good childhood experiences and supporting children’s positive development? What practices aim to prevent child exclusion from regular education and social experiences and...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Asia Literate Schooling in the Asian Century

    Edited by Christine Halse

    Series: Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

    Globalization, migration, transnational movements and the development of the tiger economies of Asia have led education leaders and policy makers around the world but particularly in Australia, the USA, Canada, and New Zealand to view schools as key sites for developing ‘globally competent’, ‘Asia...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge