Oxford Studies in Comparative Education explores a range of issues relevant to the field of comparative education. With a focus on innovative research of wide international interest, it brings together the work of established and emerging authors and researchers. The series comprises both edited volumes and single-authored books that explore the vibrant field of comparative education and will be of wide relevance to academics and students interested in comparative inquiry, its methods and its lessons.
Previously published by Symposium Books from 1991 to 2018, this long-established series has a history of publishing quality titles across a huge range of topics.
Education, Curriculum and Nation-Building Contributions of Comparative Education to the Understanding of Nations and Nationalism
The Status of the Teaching Profession Interactions Between Historical and New Forms of Segmentation
By Jesper Eckhardt Larsen, Barbara Schulte, Fredrik W. Thue
September 25, 2023
Schoolteachers and the Nordic Model examines the cultural distinctiveness of the Nordic teaching profession and teacher training compared to examples from Europe and North America. The book explores the concept of these ‘teacher cultures’ as various dimensions of professional identities, ...
By Daniel Tröhler
April 07, 2023
Contributing to interdisciplinary discussions on nationalism, the book explores how educational systems and practices contribute to the phenomena of nationalism and nation-building. Using nine comparative case studies from four continents, the book elaborates a theoretical understanding of ...
By Xavier Dumay, Katharine Burn
October 21, 2022
Focusing on the historical development of the teaching profession, this book explores how the relationship between education and the formation of modern nation states has influenced both the status of the profession as a whole and the differential status accorded to different kinds of teachers ...
By Matthew A.M. Thomas, Emilee Rauschenberger, Katherine Crawford-Garrett
May 06, 2022
*Winner, 2022 Outstanding Book Award from the Society of Professors of Education* *Winner, 2021 Book Award from the Globalization and Education SIG, Comparative and International Education Society* Examining Teach For All brings together research focused on Teach For All and its affiliate ...
By David Phillips
June 04, 2020
This book brings together studies of significant British scholars of comparative education from the 19th and 20th centuries. Providing a unique and detailed examination of the work of the founding British scholars of research in comparative education, British Scholars of Comparative Education ...
By Erwin H. Epstein
July 15, 2019
This book brings together fifteen comprehensive studies of significant North American scholars of comparative education from the 20th century. Providing relevant biographical detail, chapters analyse each scholar’s approach to comparative education and their on-going influences on the field. ...