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  1. Handbook of Asian Education

    A Cultural Perspective

    Edited by Yong Zhao, Jing Lei, Guofang Li, Ming Fang He, Kaori Okano, Nagwa Megahed, David Gamage, Hema Ramanathan

    Comprehensive and authoritative, this Handbook provides a nuanced description and analysis of educational systems, practices, and policies in Asian countries and explains and interprets these practices from cultural, social, historical, and economic perspectives. Using a culture-based framework,...

    Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge

  2. Developing Cultural Capability in International Higher Education

    A Narrative Inquiry

    By Sheila Trahar

    To function in the diverse world of the twenty-first century requires a crucial ability to navigate its international and interconnected environments effectively. Such a skill may be defined as cultural capability and developing it is at the forefront of this book, as it guides readers in...

    Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Rural World

    Education and Development

    By Louis Malassis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1976, this book examines the issue of rural education, an all-important problem for the less developed countries in the world. Louis Malassis proposes that all citizens should be made aware of the role of agriculture in the economy and that, instead of placing rural education in...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Growing-Up Modern

    The Western State Builds Third-World Schools

    By Bruce Fuller

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    The modern state – First and Third Worlds alike – pushes tirelessly to expand mass education and to deepen the schools’ effect upon children. First published in 1991, Growing-Up Modern explores why, how, and with what actual effects state actors so vehemently pursue this dual political agenda....

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Islam and Education

    Edited by Tahir Abbas

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    Volume I of this new Routledge collection focuses on theories of education. The gathered materials explore and analyse the impact of the classical Islamic period in history and the developments in education which have emanated from it. Volume II focuses on education in Eastern Europe and Muslim...

    Published November 24th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Schooling Internationally

    Globalisation, Internationalisation and the Future for International Schools

    Edited by Richard Bates

    The number of schools that call themselves international is growing exponentially. In addition many other schools are exploring the concept of international-mindedness and what that might mean in the contemporary world of globalisation. This book sets out to provide a critical perspective on...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Accountability in Higher Education

    Global Perspectives on Trust and Power

    Edited by Bjorn Stensaker, Lee Harvey

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    The latest volume in the Routledge International Studies in Higher Education series, Accountability in Higher Education takes an in-depth look at accountability initiatives around the world. Various evaluations, reporting schemes, and indicator systems have been initiated both to inform the...

    Published July 28th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge International Companion to Multicultural Education

    Edited by James A. Banks

    This volume is the first authoritative reference work to provide a truly comprehensive international description and analysis of multicultural education around the world. It is organized around key concepts and uses case studies from various nations in different parts of the world to exemplify and...

    Published July 21st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Using Story

    In Higher Education and Professional Development

    By Jennifer A. Moon

    Story is everywhere in human lives and cultures and it features strongly in the processes of teaching and learning. Story can be called narrative, case study, critical incident, life history, anecdote, scenario, illustration or example, creative writing, storytelling; it is a unit of communication,...

    Published June 24th 2010 by Routledge