Education: International & Comparative Education

  • Understanding Global Poverty: Causes, Capabilities and Human Development book cover

    Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Non-Western Educational Traditions: Local Approaches to Thought and Practice book cover

    Non-Western Educational Traditions

    Local Approaches to Thought and Practice, 4th Edition

    By Timothy Reagan

    Informative and mind-opening, this text uniquely provides a comprehensive overview of a range of non-Western approaches to educational thought and practice. Its premise is that understanding the ways that other people educate their children—as well as what counts for them as "education"—may help…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

  • The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools: Lessons from England and China book cover

    The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools

    Lessons from England and China

    By Zhenzhen Miao, David Reynolds

    The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools: Lessons from England and China provides a unique insight into the mathematics classrooms of these two countries and arrives at a time when the world is eager to know how Chinese learners consistently excel at learning mathematics and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Learning and Volunteering Abroad for Development: Host Organization and Volunteer Perspectives book cover

    Learning and Volunteering Abroad for Development

    Host Organization and Volunteer Perspectives

    By Rebecca Tiessen

    Learning/volunteer abroad programs provide opportunities for cross-cultural understanding, partnership building and co-operative development, but there are also significant structural challenges and inequality of opportunity issues that result from these partnerships between host organizations in…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Decolonising Intercultural Education: Colonial differences, the geopolitics of knowledge, and inter-epistemic dialogue book cover

    Decolonising Intercultural Education

    Colonial differences, the geopolitics of knowledge, and inter-epistemic dialogue

    By Robert Aman

    At the centre of Decolonising Intercultural Education is a simple yet fundamental question: is it possible to learn from the Other? This book argues that many recent efforts to theorise interculturality restrict themselves to a variety of interpretations within a Western framework of knowledge,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Global Liberalism and Elite Schooling in Argentina book cover

    Global Liberalism and Elite Schooling in Argentina

    By Howard Prosser

    A response to Argentina’s shifting political climate, Global Liberalism and Elite Schooling in Argentina reveals how elite schooling encourages the hoarding of educational advantage and reinforces social inequalities. Presenting Buenos Aires’s Caledonian School as part of the growing scholarly…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Education in Global Context

  • Early Childhood Pedagogies: Creating Spaces for Young Children to Flourish book cover

    Early Childhood Pedagogies

    Creating Spaces for Young Children to Flourish

    Edited by Jane Murray

    Diverse international perspectives on the ways in which young children’s learning and care may be supported converge in this book. Traversing the field of early childhood education and care from its established philosophical underpinnings to 21st century research, policies, and practices, the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Fifty Years of Comparative Education book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Regionalization and Harmonization in TVET: Proceedings of the 4th UPI International Conference on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET 2016), November 15-16, 2016, Bandung, Indonesia book cover

    Regionalization and Harmonization in TVET

    Proceedings of the 4th UPI International Conference on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET 2016), November 15-16, 2016, Bandung, Indonesia

    Edited by Agus Setiawan, Maizam Binti Alias, Ade Gafar Abdullah, Tutin Aryanti

    This work holds the proceedings of the 4th UPI International Conference on TVET, held on November 15-16, 2016 in Bandung, Indonesia. Regionalization and harmonization in TVET examines research and practices in both national and international contexts. The chapters discuss standardization in TVET…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Constructing Modern Asian Citizenship book cover

    Constructing Modern Asian Citizenship

    Edited by Edward Vickers, Krishna Kumar

    In many non-Western contexts, modernization has tended to be equated with Westernization, and hence with an abandonment of authentic indigenous identities and values. This is evident in the recent history of many Asian societies, where efforts to modernize – spurred on by the spectre of foreign…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

  • What Does Gandhi Mean for Curriculum Theory?: Rethinking Education in New Times book cover

    What Does Gandhi Mean for Curriculum Theory?

    Rethinking Education in New Times

    By Erik Malewski

    Revealing the tensions between his personal struggles as a mortal grappling with desire and his public persona as a spiritual and political figurehead, this book examines Gandhi’s educational efforts—his curriculum and pedagogy. Exploring the ways he used personal triumphs and pitfalls in his…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Education, Ethnicity, Society and Global Change in Asia: The Selected Works of Gerard A. Postiglione book cover

    Education, Ethnicity, Society and Global Change in Asia

    The Selected Works of Gerard A. Postiglione

    By Gerard A. Postiglione

    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 articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a single…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

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