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Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education


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This is a series that offers a global platform to engage scholars in continuous academic debate on key challenges and the latest thinking on issues in the fast growing field of International and Comparative Education.

Please send inquiries or proposals for this series to one of the following:

Emilie Coin: [email protected] – Editor, UK, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East

Elsbeth Wright: [email protected] – Editor, North & South America

Vilija Stephens: [email protected] – Editor, Australia & New Zealand

Katie Peace: [email protected] – Publisher, Asia

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Blended and Online Learning for Global Citizenship: New Technologies and Opportunities for Intercultural Education

Blended and Online Learning for Global Citizenship: New Technologies and Opportunities for Intercultural Education

1st Edition

Forthcoming

William J. Hunter, Roger Austin
October 26, 2020

By showcasing international, European, and community-based projects, this volume explores how online technologies, collaborative and blended learning can be used to bolster social cohesion, and increase students’ understanding of what it means to be a global citizen. With the pace of technology...

Considering Inclusive Development across Global Educational Contexts: How Critical and Progressive Movements can Inform Education

Considering Inclusive Development across Global Educational Contexts: How Critical and Progressive Movements can Inform Education

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Christopher J. Johnstone
October 08, 2020

This volume charts the rise of the concept of "inclusive development", and simultaneously recognizes its problematic implications as it shifts the focus of development work from efficiency to justice. In response to increasing awareness that development projects can all too often lead to the...

Japanese Schooling and Identity Investment Overseas: Exploring the Cultural Politics of

Japanese Schooling and Identity Investment Overseas: Exploring the Cultural Politics of "Japaneseness" in Singapore

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Glenn Toh
October 01, 2020

This book is about education, ideology, power and identity investment and concerns an influential East Asian expatriate community. Specifically, it seeks to understand particular ways in which the Japanese white-collar elite live as a closed and self-referentially defined in-group, despite the...

Transnational Perspectives on Curriculum History

Transnational Perspectives on Curriculum History

1st Edition

Gary McCulloch, Ivor Goodson, Mariano González-Delgado
November 27, 2019

This book offers a remarkable range of research that emphasises the need to analyse the shaping of curricula under historical, social and political variables. Teachers’ life stories, the Cold War as a contextual element that framed curricular transformations in the US and Europe, and the study of...

Comparative Perspectives on Early School Leaving in the European Union

Comparative Perspectives on Early School Leaving in the European Union

1st Edition

Lore Van Praag, Ward Nouwen, Rut Van Caudenberg, Noel Clycq, Christiane Timmerman
November 15, 2019

Early School Leaving in the European Union provides an analysis of early school leaving (ESL) in nine European Union countries, with a particular focus on young people who were previously enrolled in educational institutions inside and outside mainstream secondary education. The comparative...

Transculturalism and Teacher Capacity: Professional Readiness in the Globalised Age

Transculturalism and Teacher Capacity: Professional Readiness in the Globalised Age

1st Edition

Niranjan Casinader
October 18, 2019

Based on new research data, with a 135-teacher study over 8 countries, this book challenges the assumption that all teachers automatically have the expertise to teach cultural understanding and argues, instead, that there is the need for teachers to acquire transcultural expertise to teach cultural...

Residential Schools and Indigenous Peoples: From Genocide via Education to the Possibilities for Processes of Truth, Restitution, Reconciliation, and Reclamation

Residential Schools and Indigenous Peoples: From Genocide via Education to the Possibilities for Processes of Truth, Restitution, Reconciliation, and Reclamation

1st Edition

Stephen James Minton
October 10, 2019

Residential Schools and Indigenous Peoples provides an extended multi-country focus on the transnational phenomenon of genocide of Indigenous peoples through residential schooling. It analyses how such abusive systems were legitimised and positioned as benevolent during the late nineteenth century...

Parental Involvement Across European Education Systems: Critical Perspectives

Parental Involvement Across European Education Systems: Critical Perspectives

1st Edition

Angelika Paseka, Delma Byrne
September 19, 2019

This book addresses central questions regarding parental involvement across European educational systems; exploring the commonalities and differences across European countries and the extent to which current policy and practice pertaining to parental involvement is inclusive of diversity. Adopting...

Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women: Education, Emancipation and Empowerment

Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women: Education, Emancipation and Empowerment

1st Edition

Taeko Takayanagi
September 05, 2019

Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women highlights the importance and role of informal education in the emancipation and development of Maasai village women in Kenya. At present, knowledge and research on the impact of informal learning and literacy on community development is limited,...

50 Years of US Study Abroad Students: Japan as the Gateway to Asia and Beyond

50 Years of US Study Abroad Students: Japan as the Gateway to Asia and Beyond

1st Edition

Sarah R. Asada
August 15, 2019

Since the 1960s, Japan has been a historical leading study abroad destination for US undergraduate students. This book explores the long-term impacts of study abroad through a lens of knowledge diplomacy and the cultivation of individuals with understanding of the host country and world through...

Education and the Public Sphere: Exploring the Structures of Mediation in Post-Colonial India

Education and the Public Sphere: Exploring the Structures of Mediation in Post-Colonial India

1st Edition

Suresh Babu G.S
July 30, 2019

Education and the Public Sphere conceptually and empirically investigates and unfolds several complexities embedded in the educational system in India by exploring it as a site of transforming the public sphere. Bringing together a range of contributions from education and the social sciences, this...

Comparative Perspectives on Refugee Youth Education: Dreams and Realities in Educational Systems Worldwide

Comparative Perspectives on Refugee Youth Education: Dreams and Realities in Educational Systems Worldwide

1st Edition

Alexander W. Wiseman, Lisa Damaschke-Deitrick, Ericka L. Galegher, Maureen F. Park
June 10, 2019

This volume explores the shared expectations that education is a panacea for the difficulties that refugees and their receiving countries face. This book investigates the ways in which education is both a dream solution as well as a contested landscape for refugee families and students. Using...

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