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  1. International Assistance and State-University Relations

    By Jo Bastiaens

    Series: Studies in Higher Education

    This book explores the goals, efforts and outcomes of international assistance to higher education over the past three decades and investigates how these have impacted changing State-university relations. Focusing on the case study of Indonesia, Bastiaens demonstrates how international aid...

    Published April 4th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Participation, Facilitation, and Mediation

    Children and Young People in Their Social Contexts

    Edited by Claudio Baraldi, Vittorio Iervese

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Traditionally, children have been considered from a primarily developmental perspective, in need of education in order to achieve autonomy, growth, and eventually adulthood. Childhood studies have recently underlined an alternate way to look at children, starting from the consideration that...

    Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Paying the Professoriate

    A Global Comparison of Compensation and Contracts

    Edited by Philip G. Altbach, Liz Reisberg, Maria Yudkevich, Gregory Androushchak, Iván F. Pacheco

    How are professors paid? Can the "best and brightest" be attracted to the academic profession? With universities facing international competition, which countries compensate their academics best, and which ones lag behind? Paying the Professoriate examines these questions and provides key...

    Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. World Yearbook of Education 2005

    Globalization and Nationalism in Education

    Edited by David Coulby, Evie Zambeta

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    This volume deals with two major and apparently opposing forces within education and society: globalization and nationalism. Globalization is often considered in economic terms - of continued growth of international trade and a concentration of wealth in corporate hands - yet it also encompasses...

    Published March 25th 2012 by Routledge

  5. World Yearbook of Education 2006

    Education, Research and Policy: Steering the Knowledge-Based Economy

    Edited by Jenny Ozga, Terri Seddon, Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    This volume considers the ways in which educational research is being shaped by policy across the globe. Policy effects on research are increasingly influential, as policies in and beyond education drive the formation of a knowledge-based economy by supporting increased international...

    Published March 25th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Confronting Challenges to the Liberal Arts Curriculum

    Perspectives of Developing and Transitional Countries

    Edited by Patti McGill Peterson

    Comparative research on higher education in developing and transitional countries is often focused on such issues as access, finance, student mobility and the impact of globalization, but there has been little attention to curriculum and the forces that shape it. Confronting Challenges to the...

    Published March 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Gender and Education in China

    Gender Discourses and Women's Schooling in the Early Twentieth Century

    By Paul J. Bailey

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Gender and Education in China analyzes the significance, impact and nature of women's public education in China from its beginnings at the turn of the twentieth century. Educational change was an integral aspect of the early twentieth century state-building and modernizing reforms implemented by...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Higher Education and National Development

    Universities and Societies in Transition

    Edited by David Bridges, Palmira Juceviciene, Roberta Jucevicius, Terence H. Mclaughlin, Jolanta Stankeviciute

    Universities and societies around the world are involved in significant transition. Universities are now invited to expand their central aims and purposes in order to embrace a role in relation to the development of the societies in which they are located. This change of focus has major...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Social Class and Education

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Lois Weis, Nadine Dolby

    Series: Education in Global Context

    Social Class and Education: Global Perspectives is the first empirically grounded volume to explore the intersections of class, social structure, opportunity, and education on a truly global scale. Fifteen essays from contributors representing the US, Europe, China, Latin America and other regions...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Education and Neoliberal Globalization

    By Carlos Alberto Torres

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume by noted critical education scholar Carlos Alberto Torres takes up the question of how structural changes in schooling and the growing impacts of neoliberalism and globalization affect social change, national development, and democratic educational systems throughout the world. The...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge