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Forthcoming International & Comparative Education Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published May 14th 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...

    To Be Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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....

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Planning and Development in Education

    African Perspectives

    By J.C.S. Musaazi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1986, offers a comprehensive treatment of educational development in four countries in West and East Africa: Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. The author focuses on the role of education in promoting or hindering national development; the way the educational...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Modernising Education in Britain and China

    Comparative Perspectives on Excellence and Social Inclusion

    By Patricia Potts

    In spite of the perceived differences between Eastern and Western culture and society, the education systems of Britain and China can be seen to share certain goals, priorities and challenges. Modernisation is very much a core objective for educators in both countries. Moreover, both education...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Education Quality and Social Justice in the Global South

    Challenges for policy, practice and research

    Edited by Leon Tikly, Angeline M. Barrett

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    How we understand education quality is inextricably linked with perspectives on social justice. Questions of inclusion, relevance and democracy in education are increasingly contested, most especially in the global South, and improving the quality of education, particularly for the most...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Learner-centred Education in International Perspective

    Whose pedagogy for whose development?

    By Michele Schweisfurth

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    Is learner-centred education appropriate for all societies and classrooms? Learner-centred education (LCE) is a travelling policy, widely promoted by international agencies and national governments. Arguments in favour of this pedagogical tradition refer to theories and evidence from cognitive...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge