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  1. Changing Schools in an Era of Globalization

    By John Chi-Kin Lee, Brian J. Caldwell

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Much has been written about globalization and the challenge of preparing young people for the new world of work and life in times of complexity and continuous change. However, few works have examined how globalization has and will continue to shape education in the East. This volume discusses...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Education in the Third World

    By Keith Watson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue examines the crucial question of how the education systems of Third World countries continue to be influenced by the former colonial powers, arguing that decisions and views made early in the twentieth century cannot always be so readily condemned from the standpoint of the 1980s. The...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Distance Education: New Perspectives

    Edited by Keith Harry, Magnus John, Desmond Keegan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Distance Education

    Although distance education has developed rapidly over the past decade, writing on the subject is still scattered over a diverse range of often inaccessible sources. This book brings together a selection of the best writing on distance education in recent years, and is an essential reference for...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Encountering Education in the Global

    The selected works of Fazal Rizvi

    By Fazal Rizvi

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international experts compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a single...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education Reform and Education Policy in East Asia

    By Ka-ho Mok

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    This book assesses the impact of globalization on the education systems of key East Asian countries, including China, Hong Kong, Japan, and the "tiger economies" of South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore, examining how the increasingly interdependent economic system has driven policy change...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. World Yearbook of Education 2014

    Governing Knowledge: Comparison, Knowledge-Based Technologies and Expertise in the Regulation of Education

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Eric Mangez, Jenny Ozga

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education Series focuses on a major and highly significant development in the governing of education across the globe: the use of knowledge-based technologies as key policy sources. A combination of factors has produced this shift: first, the massive...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Romani Writing

    Literacy, Literature and Identity Politics

    By Paola Toninato

    Series: Routledge Research in Literacy

    The Roma (commonly known as "Gypsies") have largely been depicted in writings and in popular culture as an illiterate group. However, as Romani Writing shows, the Roma have a deep understanding of literacy and its implications, and use writing for a range of different purposes. While some Romani...

    Published December 27th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Neo-liberal Educational Reforms

    A Critical Analysis

    Edited by David Turner, Hüseyin Yolcu

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume gathers a cast of eminent scholars for a critical and comparitive analysis of how neoliberal education policies have functioned in a range of countries in different stages of economic development. Treating case studies from Europe, Asia, the Americas and...

    Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Global Perspectives on Spirituality and Education

    Edited by Jacqueline Watson, Marian de Souza, Ann Trousdale

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In recent decades, and around the world, much attention has been given to the role of spirituality in the education of children and young people. While educationalists share many common goals and values in nurturing the spiritual lives of children and young people, national and regional cultures,...

    Published December 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Tribes and Territories in the 21st Century

    Rethinking the significance of disciplines in higher education

    Edited by Paul Trowler, Murray Saunders, Veronica Bamber

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    The ‘tribes and territories’ metaphor for the cultures of academic disciplines and their roots in different knowledge characteristics has been used by those interested in university life and work since the early 1990s. This book draws together research, data and theory to show how higher education...

    Published December 22nd 2013 by Routledge