Education: Education Policy & Politics

  • Improving Schools Using Systems Leadership: Turning Intention into Reality book cover

    Improving Schools Using Systems Leadership

    Turning Intention into Reality, 1st Edition

    By Ian Macdonald, Clive Dixon, Tony Tiplady

    It is easy to underestimate the impact that school organisation has on the behaviour, effectiveness, engagement and creativity of the teachers, staff and students who work within it. It also has a marked effect on the well-being of staff members, and how families and the community relate to the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge

  • On Privilege, Fraudulence, and Teaching as Learning: Selected Essays 1981-2019 book cover

    On Privilege, Fraudulence, and Teaching as Learning

    Selected Essays 1981-2019, 1st Edition

    By Peggy McIntosh

    From one of the world’s leading voices on white privilege and anti-racism work comes this collection of essays on complexities of privilege and power. Each of the four sections illustrates Peggy McIntosh’s practice of combining personal and systemic understandings to focus on power in unusual ways.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • American Education book cover

    American Education

    19th Edition

    By Joel Spring

    Featuring current information and challenging perspectives on the latest issues and forces shaping the American educational system—with scholarship that is often cited as a primary source, Joel Spring introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

  • Migration, Borders and Education: International Sociological Inquiries book cover

    Migration, Borders and Education

    International Sociological Inquiries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Gerrard, Arathi Sriprakash

    This book brings together high-quality international research which examines how migration and borders are experienced in education. It presents new conceptualisations of education as a ‘border regime’, demonstrating the need for closer attention to ‘border thinking’, and diasporic and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Problems of Chinese Education book cover

    Problems of Chinese Education

    1st Edition

    By Victor Purcell

    The aim of this book, first published in 1936, was to give a complete conspectus of Chinese education at the time. It succeeds in this, describing entirely a period when China had abandoned an age-old system of literary education in favour of one derived from the West. However, the sponsors of the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • Chinese Education: Problems, Policies, and Prospects book cover

    Chinese Education

    Problems, Policies, and Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Irving Epstein

    This book, first published in 1991, is concerned with educational change. It seeks to place Chinese educational policies within the broader social context of Chinese development and modernisation imperatives by analysing issues germane to specific educational structures and sectors. At the same…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • China's Education and the Industrialised World: Studies in Cultural Transfer book cover

    China's Education and the Industrialised World

    Studies in Cultural Transfer, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Hayhoe, Marianne Bastid

    This book, first published in 1987, studies the practical and intellectual import of China's educational relations with the industrialised West, the Soviet Union and Japan. On the practical level, it provides a broad historical and philosophical context within which the possibilities and dangers…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • Early Childhood Education in Asia and the Pacific: A Source Book book cover

    Early Childhood Education in Asia and the Pacific

    A Source Book, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Feeney

    This book, first published in 1992, provides an overview of programs for young children in countries and territories of the Pacific Rim. It focuses on programs which precede the beginning of formal schooling and that are part of the institutional structure of the country. The term early childhood…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • China's Universities, 1895-1995: A Century of Cultural Conflict book cover

    China's Universities, 1895-1995

    A Century of Cultural Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Hayhoe

    This reissue (1996) provides an in-depth analysis of the development of the Chinese university during the twentieth century – a period of momentous social, economic, cultural and political change. It brings together reflections on the Chinese university and its role in the two great experiments of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • Contemporary Chinese Education book cover

    Contemporary Chinese Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Hayhoe

    Education is seen by the Chinese as a key element in the modernisation of their country and in maintaining socialism. This book, first published in 1984, examines the nature of modern education in China since 1976, and looks at different parts of the system, the content of teaching and teaching…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • Education and Social Change in Korea book cover

    Education and Social Change in Korea

    1st Edition

    By Don Adams, Esther E. Gottlieb

    This book, first published in 1993, provides students and scholars with an introduction to Korean education and the dynamics of interchange between the educational system and rapidly changing Korean society. Severe political, social and educational problems may be found in modern Korea: these…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • Education in Communist China book cover

    Education in Communist China

    1st Edition

    By R.F. Price

    This book, first published in 1970 and revised in 1975, lays out the background to the Chinese educational system and attempts of the communist leadership to reform the school system. It analyses the educational implications of the Cultural Revolution and the difficulties Mao faced in his attempts…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

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