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Comparative and International Education

  1. Globalizing Educational Accountabilities

    By Bob Lingard, Wayne Martino, Goli Rezai-Rashti, Sam Sellar

    Series: Education in Global Context

    This book fills a gap in the literature by focusing on globalization with regard to the rescaling of educational accountabilities, linked to international and national testing regimes and their impact. In particular, this book examines the impact and effects of this global framework in two...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Inside Japanese Classrooms

    The Heart of Education

    By Nancy Sato

    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...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. International Critical Pedagogy Reader

    Edited by Antonia Darder, Joao Paraskeva

    Carefully curated to highlight research from more than 20 countries, the pieces in this anthologyintroduce the worldwide educational phenomenon that is critical pedagogy and reflect the most salient scholarship on this topic from around the globe. Given the neoliberal ideals that have overtaken the...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. WERA 2015 Yearbook

    Edited by Lori Diane Hill, Felice J. Levine

    Series: World Education Research Yearbook

    The World Education Research Association (WERA) is an association of major national, regional, and international specialty research associations dedicated to advancing education research as a scientific and scholarly field. WERA undertakes initiatives that are global in nature and thus transcend...

    To Be Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Asia as Method in Education Studies

    A defiant research imagination

    Edited by Hongzhi Zhang, Philip Wing Keung Chan, Jane Kenway

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    Unlearning and re-inventing the theoretical frameworks of Intercultural and Asian Studies is central to this book as it is to Chen Kuan-Hsing’s evocative Asia as Method; this book’s inspirational source. Chen insists that studies of Asia move beyond their paralysing fixation on the West as either a...

    To Be Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. China through the Lens of Comparative Education

    The selected works of Ruth Hayhoe

    By Ruth Hayhoe

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

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

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Citizenship Education and Migrant Youth in China

    By Miao Li

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    In East Asian economies such as China, recent mass rural-urban migration has created a new urban underclass, as have their children. However, their inclusion in urban public schools is a surprisingly slow process, and youth identities in newly industrialized countries remain largely neglected....

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Comparative Analytics of Dynamics in Education Politics

    From the Finnish PISA Miracle towards Mutual Learning in the Development of Schooling

    By Hannu Simola

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Comparing Learning Outcomes

    International Assessment and Education Policy

    Edited by Jay Moskowitz, Maria Stephens

    Comparing Learning Outcomes provides an insider's look at the policy and practical issues in conducting and using the information from international assessments of education and is a key resource for researchers and policymakers in education.This book covers a variety of important topics related to...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Comprehensive Internationalization

    Institutional pathways to success

    By John K. Hudzik

    Series: Internationalization in Higher Education Series

    This book is a timely insight into the internationalization of higher education institutions. The internationalization of higher education is a global phenomenon, but with substantial variation in how it is made operational in individual institutions. Comprehensive Internationalization focuses on...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  11. Education Between State, Markets, and Civil Society

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Heinz-Dieter Meyer, William Lowe Boyd

    *How should education be organized in pluralistic and multicultural societies? *What are the roles in education of civil society, markets, governments, and the family? *How can the idea of the civil society help to reorient education policy discussions that are sometimes stuck in either-or...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  12. Educational Change in International Early Childhood Contexts

    Crossing Borders of Reflection

    Edited by Linda R. Kroll, Daniel R. Meier

    Series: International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education

    Co-published with the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI), Educational Change in International Early Childhood Contexts: Crossing Borders of Reflection examines the role of teacher reflection in a variety of educational contexts worldwide. Using a case study approach that...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  13. Elite Education

    International perspectives on the education of elites and the shaping of education systems

    Edited by Claire Maxwell, Peter Aggleton

    Private and Elite Education: Global debates brings together international contributions to examine how the increasing privatisation of education is consolidating yet changing the ways in which elite groups are schooled. It explores the motivations behind research on private and elite education, and...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  14. Examining Non-Formal Education and Civil Society in Japan

    By Kaori H Okano

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    This edited volume critically examines non-formal education in Japan, an aspect that has received little attention to date. Although unintended, significant changes in the interface between formal and non-formal education have been influenced by national policy developments in the 1990s. Non-formal...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  15. Experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Academics

    A comparative study of the unequal academy

    By Kalwant Bhopal

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Recent research suggests that Black and minority ethnic (BME) academics remain underrepresented, particularly at senior levels in higher education and tend to be concentrated in new, post-1992 universities. This book provides an original comparative study of BME academics in both the UK and the USA...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  16. Faculty Development in Developing Countries

    Improving Teaching Quality in Higher Education

    Edited by Cristine Smith, Katherine Hudson

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    This volume explores the research and practice of faculty development in developing and fragile countries, and the multiple individual, institutional, cultural, political, and economic barriers that stand in the way of this reform. Based on the concept that "we teach as we were taught," it aims to...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  17. Fifty Years of Comparative Education

    Edited by Michele Schweisfurth

    This edited collection was produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the journal Comparative Education, one of the most established and prestigious journals in the field. Each chapter was written by a leading scholar of comparative and international education. The collection marks a creative...

    To Be Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  18. Gender, Education and Poverty

    The politics of policy implementation

    By Elaine Unterhalter, Jenni Karlsson, Amy North

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    Throughout the 1990s an ambitious global process of policy making was associated with the work of UN agencies which believed that global co-ordination and connection was key to dealing with a range of pressing challenges. Gender inequality in education and poverty reduction featured prominently in...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  19. Global Identity in Multicultural and International Educational Contexts

    Student identity formation in international schools

    By Nigel Bagnall

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    The increased movement of people globally has changed the face of national and international schooling. Higher levels of mobility have resulted from both the willing movement of students and their families with a desire to create a better life, and the forced movement of refugee families...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  20. Globalizing Education for Work

    Comparative Perspectives on Gender and the New Economy

    Edited by Richard D. Lakes, Patricia A. Carter

    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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  21. Globalizing Educational Accountabilities

    By Bob Lingard, Wayne Martino, Goli Rezai-Rashti, Sam Sellar

    Series: Education in Global Context

    This book fills a gap in the literature by focusing on globalization with regard to the rescaling of educational accountabilities, linked to international and national testing regimes and their impact. In particular, this book examines the impact and effects of this global framework in two...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  22. Globally Networked Teaching in the Humanities

    Theories and Practices

    Edited by Alexandra Schultheis Moore, Sunka Simon

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    As colleges and universities in North America increasingly identify "internationalization" as a key component of the institution’s mission and strategic plans, faculty and administrators are charged with finding innovative and cost-effective approaches to meet those goals. This volume provides an...

    To Be Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  23. Governance of Higher Education

    Global Perspectives, Theories, and Practices

    By Ian Austin, Glen A. Jones

    The importance of informed and effective governance in the academy has long been recognized. As universities grapple with a myriad of challenges and multiple stakeholder demands, an understanding of research, perspectives, and theory to guide practice has become even more paramount. This volume...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  24. History Education in Comparative Contexts

    The United States and France

    By Rachel Hutchins

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    History education, by nature, transmits an ‘official’ version of national identity. National identity is not a fixed entity, yet controversy over national identity and history teaching is itself an essential part of the process of national regeneration. France and the United States have in...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  25. Inclusive Education in the Middle East

    By Eman Gaad

    The potential of adopting inclusive education to support learning for all is an international phenomenon that is finding its way to the Middle East and the Arabian region. Eman Gaad examines the current status of inclusive education in Arabia and the Middle East through an assessment of the latest...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  26. Inside Japanese Classrooms

    The Heart of Education

    By Nancy Sato

    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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  27. Institutional Research and Planning in Higher Education

    Global Contexts and Themes

    Edited by Karen L. Webber, Angel J. Calderon

    Globalization, demographic shifts, increase in student enrollments, rapid technological transformation, and market-driven environments are altering the way higher education operates today. Institutional Research and Planning in Higher Education explores the impact of these changes on decision...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  28. Interculturalization and Teacher Education

    Theory to Practice

    By Cheryl Hunter, Donna Pearson

    Series: Routledge Research in Teacher Education

    Institutions of higher education are keen to improve teachers’ intercultural experiences, communication, and understanding, but offer few resources for bringing the research literature to direct application in teacher education programs. This volume addresses that gap by examining what...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  29. International Critical Pedagogy Reader

    Edited by Antonia Darder, Joao Paraskeva

    Carefully curated to highlight research from more than 20 countries, the pieces in this anthologyintroduce the worldwide educational phenomenon that is critical pedagogy and reflect the most salient scholarship on this topic from around the globe. Given the neoliberal ideals that have overtaken the...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  30. International Service Learning

    Engaging Host Communities

    Edited by Marianne Larsen

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    International service learning programs are growing more popular with students looking to advance their skills, knowledge and aptitudes and become global citizens. While the benefits of these programs among students are well documented, little is known about the implications they have on host...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  31. Internationalization of Teacher Education

    Creating Globally Competent Teachers and Teacher Educators for the 21st Century

    Edited by Reyes L. Quezada

    This book proposes to excite readers to engage in conversations on how Schools and Colleges of Education can internationalize teacher education programs so that graduates have global teaching experiences, that teacher education curricula include global perspectives, and that there are...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  32. Internationalizing the Curriculum

    By Betty Leask

    Series: Internationalization in Higher Education Series

    The drive to internationalize higher education has seen the focus shift in recent years towards its defining element, the curriculum. As the point of connection between broader institutional strategies and the student experience, the curriculum plays a key role in the success or failure of the...

    To Be Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  33. Investigating Education in Germany

    Studies from a British perspective

    By David Phillips

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    This book brings together the work of esteemed author Professor David Phillips in one authoritative volume. Including key chapters on education in Germany from the last three decades, topics range from historical studies of universities and schools, through detailed research on the role of the...

    To Be Published June 20th 2015 by Routledge

  34. Knowledge Hierarchies in Transnational Education

    Staging dissensus

    By Jing Qi

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    Transnational education seeks equivalence in standards and/or relevance of outcomes through the transfer of Western theories, concepts and methods. Utilising a critique-interpretative approach, Jing Qi argues that equivalence/relevance-oriented approaches to transnational education assume the...

    To Be Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  35. Leading Features of Korean Education

    The Roles of Educational Policy for National Development

    By Josh Sung-Chang Ryoo, Jae Young Chung, Hee-sook Lee

    Korean students have continuously performed well in reading and mathematics in international tests for more than ten years. However, the more critical reviewers both in and outside of Korea have pointed out negative sides of Korean education, such as shadow education, as the main reason behind the...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  36. Local Citizenship in the Global Arena

    Educating for community participation and change

    By Sally Findlow

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    This book proposes a revised conceptual framework for citizenship and citizenship education, moving away from the global construct to reframe the citizenship curriculum as both localised and community-based, recognising all of its social, economic, political, legal and ethical dimensions. Chapters...

    To Be Published October 19th 2015 by Routledge

  37. 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...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  38. Social Justice and Transformative Learning

    Culture and Identity in the United States and South Africa

    Edited by Saundra Tomlinson-Clarke, Darren Clarke

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

    The similarities between the United States and South Africa with respect to race, power, oppression and economic inequities are striking, and a better understanding of these parallels can provide educational gains for students and educators in both countries. The South Africa Initiative (SAI) is an...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  39. Teacher Education in Taiwan

    State Control vs. Marketization

    Edited by Shen-Keng Yang, Jia-Li Huang

    Series: Routledge Research in Teacher Education

    Since the Teacher Education Act was in place in 1994, student teachers were educated through diverse educational institutions instead of the traditional normal schools (Taiwan’s equivalent of teachers’ colleges). But such market-based teacher education has been altered by politics, society and...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  40. The Cost of Not Educating the World’s Poor

    The New Economics of Learning

    By Lynn Ilon

    In The Cost of Not Educating the World’s Poor, Lynn Ilon observes from her 30 years of travel and work in some 20 developing countries, how global instability, problems of environmental degradation, spread of global disease, migration and political instability are a cost of viewing the uneducated...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  41. The Design of the University

    American, German and Global Perspectives

    By Heinz Dieter Meyer

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    The American university is a genuine institutional design innovation, the first to harness the power of markets, government and scholarly love for distinction without being controlled by any of them. The major tenets of the American research university – teaching and research, doctoral education,...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  42. The Finnish Education Mystery

    Historical and sociological essays on schooling in Finland

    By Hannu Simola

    Finnish education has been a focus of global interest since its first PISA success in 2001. After years of superficial celebration, astonishment and educational tourism, the focus has recently shifted to what is possibly the most interesting element of this Finnish success story: that Finnish...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  43. Towards Educational Change

    The Transformation of Educational Systems in Post-Communist Countries

    Edited by David Greger, Eliška Walterová

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book critically analyzes the transformation of educational systems following the breakdown of the Communist regime in the countries of the Visegrád group (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia) from 1989 until the present. The authors examine what changes have occurred, why the current...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  44. Transnational Education Crossing ‘Asia’ and ‘the West’

    Adjusted Desire, Identity and Neo-colonial Disguise

    By Le Ha Phan

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    This book identifies and discusses three growing fundamental problems in transnational education, namely (1) the neo-colonial disguise and the increasing academic mediocrity behind the endorsement of monolingualism and English-only policy, pedagogy and practice; (2) the strategic employment of the...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  45. University Access and Success

    Capabilities, diversity and social justice

    By Merridy Wilson-Strydom

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    The challenge of widening access and participation in higher education in a manner that ensures students are successful in their studies is a major issue globally and a significant research-focus within higher education studies and higher education policy. Similarly, the challenge of...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  46. Using Narrative Inquiry for Educational Research in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Sheila Trahar, Wai Ming Yu

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Narrative inquiry is being used more widely in the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Northern European countries to conduct research across a range of disciplines. It is gaining popularity in Hong Kong, Macao and Mainland China, but research in these contexts continues to be dominated...

    To Be Published April 19th 2015 by Routledge

  47. WERA 2015 Yearbook

    Edited by Lori Diane Hill, Felice J. Levine

    Series: World Education Research Yearbook

    The World Education Research Association (WERA) is an association of major national, regional, and international specialty research associations dedicated to advancing education research as a scientific and scholarly field. WERA undertakes initiatives that are global in nature and thus transcend...

    To Be Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  48. 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

  49. 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 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  50. 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 26th 2013 by Routledge

  51. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge

  52. 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 17th 2013 by Routledge

  53. 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

  54. 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

  55. 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

  56. 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 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  57. 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

  58. 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 26th 2013 by Routledge

  59. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  60. 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 26th 2013 by Routledge

  61. 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

  62. 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