Educational Foundations

Comparative and International Education

  1. WTO/GATS and the Global Politics of Higher Education

    By Antoni Verger

    Series: Studies in Higher Education

    Since the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) was created in 1995, there has been international pressure towards the liberalization of education all over the world, as well as new challenges to the traditional internationalization rationale in the field of higher education. Nevertheless,...

    Published May 23rd 2013 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. 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

  4. Traveller, Nomadic and Migrant Education

    Edited by Patrick Alan Danaher, Máirín Kenny, Judith Remy Leder

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Traveller, Nomadic and Migrant Education presents international accounts of approaches to educating mobile communities such as circus and fairground people, herders, hunters, Roma and Travellers. The chapters focus on three key dimensions of educational change: the client group moving from school...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Youth Citizenship and the Politics of Belonging

    Edited by Sharlene Swartz, Madeleine Arnot

    Around the world today, young people are being called upon to develop civic competence and carry the burden of forging a political future in the midst of impoverishment, exclusion and inequality. In societies that have experienced civil war, military occupation, mass immigration of displaced people...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Global Reception of John Dewey's Thought

    Multiple Refractions Through Time and Space

    Edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré, Jürgen Schriewer

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume explores the reception of John Dewey’s ideas in various historical and geographical settings such as Japan, China, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Spain, Russia, and Germany, analyzing how and why Dewey’s thought was interpreted in various ways according to mediating local discursive and...

    Published June 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Political Economy of Global Citizenship Education

    Edited by Vanessa De Oliveira Andreotti

    This edited collection offers analyses of ‘global citizenship education’ within and across different national contexts. This book illustrates the contingency of definitions, the complexities of juxtaposing demands and priorities in different educational contexts, and the difficulties and tensions...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Comparative Perspectives on International School Leadership

    Policy, Preparation, and Practice

    By Cathryn S. Magno

    Through a multi-country study, Comparative Perspectives on International School Leadership examines the current global spread of educational leadership, occurring rapidly and widely. Exploring five international case studies of leadership policy, preparation, and practice under the framework of...

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge

  11. Citizenship Education in China

    Preparing Citizens for the "Chinese Century"

    Edited by Kerry J. Kennedy, Gregory Fairbrother, Zhenzhou Zhao

    Series: Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

    There is a flourishing literature on citizenship education in China that is mostly unknown in the West. Liberal political theorists often assume that only in democracy should citizens be prepared for their future responsibilities, yet citizenship education in China has undergone a number of...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  12. History and Citizenship Education in Post-Mao China

    Politics, Policy, Praxis

    By Alisa Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    This book examines the development of education in China over the past three decades, exploring the ways in which the manifold ‘contradictions’ both within and between policy prescriptions, pedagogical theory and classroom implementation have been handled where issues of political socialisation,...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  13. School Choice in China

    A different tale?

    By Wu Xiaoxin

    Series: Critical Studies on Education and Society in China

    School Choice in China explores the major characteristics of schooling options in China, highlighting how largely middle-class parents exploit their cultural, economic and social capital for their children's admission into choice schools. It highlights how payments such as choice fees, donations,...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  14. Exceptionality in East Asia

    Explorations in the Actiotope Model of Giftedness

    Edited by Shane N. Phillipson, Heidrun Stoeger, Albert Ziegler

    The continual successes of students from East-Asia are confirmed in a variety of international tests of academic achievement and yet, despite this attainment, many scholars have realised that a substantial proportion of these students are also underachieving. Using the actiotope model of...

    Published January 9th 2013 by Routledge

  15. Re-Evaluating Education in Japan and Korea

    De-mystifying Stereotypes

    By Hyunjoon Park

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    International comparisons of student achievement in mathematics, science, and reading have consistently shown that Japanese and Korean students outperform their peers in other parts of world. Understandably, this has attracted many policymakers and researchers seeking to emulate this success, but...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge