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  1. Non-Western Educational Traditions

    Indigenous Approaches to Educational Thought and Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Timothy Reagan

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This text provides a brief yet comprehensive overview of a number of non-Western approaches to educational thought and practice. Its premise is that understanding the ways that other people educate their children--as well as what counts for them as "education"--may help us think more clearly about...

    Published August 12th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Globalizing Education for Work

    Comparative Perspectives on Gender and the New Economy

    Edited by Richard D. Lakes, Patricia A. Carter

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This book explores how changes in the new world economy are affecting the education of male and female workers. Authors from Australia, Africa, Brazil, Europe, North America, and South Korea use methodologies--such as literature reviews, case studies, legislative analysis, evaluations of model...

    Published March 31st 2004 by Routledge

  3. How Educational Ideologies Are Shaping Global Society

    Intergovernmental Organizations, NGOs, and the Decline of the Nation-State

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    In this book Joel Spring explores three major international educational ideologies that are shaping global society: neo-liberal educational ideology, human rights education, and environmentalism. Neo-liberal ideology reflects a rethinking of nationalist forms of education as the nation-state slowly...

    Published March 31st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Education Studies

    A Student's Guide

    Edited by Stephen Ward

    Written specifically for students on Education Studies degree courses, yet also relevant for students on teacher training courses, Education Studies: A Student's Guide introduces a wide range of topics and issues, from knowledge and learning, and policy and schooling to the ways in which education...

    Published February 26th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Inside Japanese Classrooms

    The Heart of Education

    By Nancy Sato

    Series: Reference Books in International Education

    This detailed ethnographic study of fifth- and sixth-grade classrooms offers new insights into Japanese culture, as many aspects of daily social life are embedded in the educational system. Additionally, this book provides new perspectives on educational reform in the U.S., since many current...

    Published October 30th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Crisis and Hope

    The Educational Hopscotch of Latin America

    Edited by Gustavo Fischman, Stephen Ball, Silvina Gvirtz

    Series: Reference Books in International Education

    This book seeks to offer the most up-to-date and relevant sample of contemporary research on Latin American education, by inviting the reader to understand the complexities, heterogenetics, nightmares, dreams, crisis and promises of education in the region....

    Published September 12th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Daughters of the Tharu

    Gender, Ethnicity, Religion, and the Education of Nepali Girls

    By Mary Ann Maslak

    Series: Reference Books in International Education

    This book explores the complex structural institutions in society, individual attitudes towards, beliefs about and values of those institutions, and the process by which the relationship between the social structure and individual agency conditions and governs girls' educational participation in...

    Published April 30th 2003 by Routledge

  8. The State and the Politics of Knowledge

    By Michael W. Apple

    The State and the Politics of Knowledge extends the insightful arguments Michael Apple provided in Educating the "Right" Way in new and truly international directions. Arguing that schooling is, by definition, political, Apple and his co-authors move beyond a critical analysis to describe numerous...

    Published March 21st 2003 by Routledge

  9. Comparative and International Research In Education

    Globalisation, Context and Difference

    By Michael Crossley, Keith Watson

    From the foreword: This book is a major contribution to the field of comparative and international education. It has been co-authored by two distinguished figures, who write with authority and clarity, and who present conceptual insights which add creative and intellectual vitality to the field at...

    Published March 6th 2003 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published January 23rd 2003 by Routledge