Re-Imagining Comparative Education Postfoundational Ideas and Applications for Critical Times
By Regina Cortina, Nelly P. Stomquist
January 16, 2019
In this ground-breaking study, Regina Cortina and Nelly Stromquist examine how the alliances of international agencies, national governments, and nongovernmental organizations have strengthened public support for educating girls and women in Latin America. Bringing a timely and readable account of...
By Gustavo Fischman, Stephen Ball, Silvina Gvirtz
March 31, 2017
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....
By Peter Ninnes, Sonia Mehta
February 27, 2017
The original essays included here, by up and coming scholars in the field, illustrate the potential and diversity of post-foundational ideas as applied to comparative education concerns....
By Ivan Z. Holowinsky, Nobuo K. Shimahara
August 26, 2016
The original essays in this volume examine reform-related issues in teacher education in Great Britain, Canada, Japan, Ukraine, United States, and Western Europe. A distinguished group of educators reviews the social context of the teacher, the economics and value of teaching, the pace of change, ...
By John L. Cogan, Murray Print
August 04, 2016
This book examines the approach to civic education in six societies located on the Pacific Rim: Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, and the US. In these scrupulously designed studies, the contributors investigate the recent re-emergence of civic education in this region. Developments ...
By Maggie Wilson, Sheena Erskine
July 28, 2016
This book discusses equal opportunity for education in a global context. Research findings from all over the world, including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North America are presented. Wilson and Erskine have compiled chapters addressing current gender issues as well as specific problems ...
By Gerald K. LeTendre, Gerald K. LeTendre
July 22, 2016
In this book the authors systematically address the most common stereotypes or myths about Japanese education that are currently being circulated in the popular press, teaching magazines and educational research journals. The authors show how arguments about Japan are used to further political ends...
By Arild Tjeldvoll
July 08, 2016
This significant contribution to comparative education presents an authoritative discussion of the recent changes in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The implementation of a democratic educational policy in Scandinavia has been affected by the dominance of the Protestant Church, mass ...
By Gerald K. Letendre, Rebecca Erwin Fukuzawa
May 17, 2016
This volume examines the lives of young adolescents in Japanese middle schools, focusing on the dynamics of school, family, and social life, and explores the change from child to adolescent that takes place in the middle school years....
By Dean H. Nielson, H. Dean Nielsen, William K. Cummings, William K. Cummings
May 17, 2016
Modern education, conceived in the late 18th century and expanded in the early 19th century to promote enlightenment and social equality, may finally be nearing its institutional limit. Over the past decade, following nearly a century of steady gains, there has been little further advancement in ...
By Mark B. Ginsburg, Mark Ginsburg
May 17, 2016
This book focuses on important theoretical and policy debates on educational reform, with detailed analyses of reforms in 11 countries. It also explores the effects of geographical location, political ideology, and economic structure on shaping educational reform. Individual case studies are ...
By Susan Jeanne Peters
April 24, 2016
A radical departure from previous chronicles of education for people with disabilities, this book views special education from a broader perspective. Its central thesis is that cultural values and expectations play a dominant role in understanding the structure and function of special education. ...