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  1. Wheels in the Head

    Educational Philosophies of Authority, Freedom, and Culture from Confucianism to Human Rights, 3rd Edition

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    In this popular text Joel Spring provocatively analyzes the ideas of traditional and non-traditional philosophies from Confucianism to human rights regarding the contribution of education to the creation of a democratic society. The goal is to explore how governments use education to control...

    Published September 18th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Cross-Cultural Studies in Curriculum

    Eastern Thought, Educational Insights

    Edited by Claudia Eppert, Hongyu Wang

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    This volume broadens the horizon of educational research in North America by introducing a comprehensive dialogue between Eastern and Western philosophies and perspectives on the subject of curriculum theory and practice. It is a very timely work in light of the progressively globalized nature of...

    Published September 13th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Intersection of Cultures

    Multicultural Education in the United States and the Global Economy, 4th Edition

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    The Intersection of Cultures: Multicultural Education in the United States and the Global Economy, Fourth Edition offers a unique, problem-solving approach to the complex issues involved in educating culturally and linguistically diverse students. Perfect for any course devoted wholly or in...

    Published September 11th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Wheels in the Head

    Educational Philosophies of Authority, Freedom, and Culture from Confucianism to Human Rights, 3rd Edition

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    In this popular text Joel Spring provocatively analyzes the ideas of traditional and non-traditional philosophies from Confucianism to human rights regarding the contribution of education to the creation of a democratic society. The goal is to explore how governments use education to control and...

    Published September 10th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Place-Based Education in the Global Age

    Local Diversity

    Edited by David A. Gruenewald, Gregory A. Smith

    "Polished, clear, insightful, and meaningful.... This volume amounts to nothing less than a complete rethinking of what progressive education can be at its best and how education can be reconceptualized as one of the central practices of a genuinely democratic and sustainable society.... It is the...

    Published August 12th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Critical Essays on Major Curriculum Theorists

    By David Scott

    This book is a critical appreciation of the work of sixteen leading curriculum theorists, taking account of the writings of a balance of established thinkers and curriculum analysts from the fields of education, philosophy, sociology and psychology. Together these...

    Published August 1st 2007 by Routledge

  7. Researching Widening Access to Lifelong Learning

    Issues and Approaches in International Research

    Edited by Michael Osborne, Jim Gallacher, Beth Crossan

    This authoritative volume is a truly international contribution to the worldwide debate on how best to widen access to lifelong learning. The first section of the book comprises research studies from around the world, reflecting the diversity of contexts in which widening access is researched and...

    Published April 25th 2007 by Routledge

  8. A New Paradigm for Global School Systems

    Education for a Long and Happy Life

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This volume—a major new contribution to Joel Spring’s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education—offers a new paradigm for global school systems. Education for global economic competition is the prevailing goal of most national school systems. Spring...

    Published February 21st 2007 by Routledge

  9. Conceptions of Giftedness

    Socio-Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Shane N. Phillipson, Maria McCann

    The effective education of gifted children is one of the most significant challenges facing educational systems in many countries around the world, made particularly difficult by the forces of globalization. Conceptions of Giftedness describes the unique and varied ways cultures conceive of...

    Published January 29th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World

    2nd Edition

    By Hilary Perraton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Distance Education

    This revised and updated edition of Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World sets the expansion of distance education in the context of general educational change and explores its use for basic and non-formal education, schooling, teacher training and higher education. Engaging with a...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge