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Forthcoming International & Comparative Education Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Teaching for EcoJustice

    Curriculum and Lessons for Secondary and College Classrooms

    By Rita J. Turner

    Teaching for EcoJustice is a unique resource for exploring the social roots of environmental problems in humanities-based educational settings and a curriculum guidebook for putting EcoJustice Education into practice. It provides model curriculum materials that apply the principles of EcoJustice...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Professional Education, Capabilities and the Public Good

    The role of universities in promoting human development

    By Melanie Walker, Monica McLean

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    This book innovatively explores how universities might be engines of reform and be directed towards social change. Using rich case studies drawn from South African research, the book comprehensively provides a myriad of new perspectives on what constitutes a set of appropriate public-good...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Academics

    A comparative study of the unequal academy

    By Kalwant Bhopal

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Recent research suggests that Black and minority ethnic (BME) academics remain underrepresented, particularly at senior levels in higher education, and tend to be concentrated in new, post-1992 universities. This book provides an original comparative study of BME academics in both the UK and the...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Mapping the Terrain of Education Reform

    Global trends and local responses in the Philippines

    By Vicente Chua Reyes, Jr.

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    This book envisions the formulation of critical perspectives on education reform using the Philippine experience, recognizing the need to address relevant issues and challenges particularly in an increasingly globalized twenty-first century setting. A specific education reform project, the...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Higher Education Reform and Social Justice

    Edited by Bin Wu, John Morgan

    Series: China Policy Series

    In place of a distributive justice perspective which focuses simply on equal access to universities, this book presents a broader understanding of the relationship between Chinese higher education and economic and social change. The necessity for research on the place of universities in...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Investigating Education in Germany

    Historical studies from a British perspective

    By David Phillips

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    This book brings together the work of established researcher Professor David Phillips, in one authoritative volume. Including key chapters on education in Germany from the last three decades, topics range from historical studies of universities and schools, to detailed research on the role of the...

    To Be Published July 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. English Language Teacher Education in Chile

    A cultural historical activity theory perspective

    By Malba Barahona

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Over the last two decades, Chile has been driven by an economic imperative to build the capability of citizens to be competent in the English language, resulting in a high demand for teachers of English. As a consequence, teacher education programs have modified their curricula to meet the...

    To Be Published July 13th 2015 by Routledge