• Lesson Study and Schools as Learning Communities: Asian School Reform in Theory and Practice book cover

    Lesson Study and Schools as Learning Communities

    Asian School Reform in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Atsushi Tsukui, Masatsugu Murase

    School as Learning Community (SLC), or Lesson Study for Learning Community (LSLC) represents an approach to lesson study that emerged in Japan in the 1990s and which has been studied intensively by educators and researchers worldwide to establish democratic learning communities for teachers and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
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  • US-China Competition and the South China Sea Disputes book cover

    US-China Competition and the South China Sea Disputes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Huiyun Feng, Kai He

    Traditionally, the South China Sea (SCS) issue was not on the negotiation table between the United States and China. However, the tensions between the United States and China over the SCS have gradually simmered up to a strategic level. Why and how did the SCS become a flashpoint between the United…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
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  • The Appeal of the Philippines: Spain, Cultural Representation and Politics book cover

    The Appeal of the Philippines

    Spain, Cultural Representation and Politics, 1st Edition

    By José Miguel Díaz Rodríguez

    This book examines the different means through which Spain has revisited its ex-colony - the Philippines - since 2000. Focusing on several major exhibitions organised in the period 1998-2017, the ‘poetics’ (narratives and meaning) and ‘politics’ (institutional power) of Spanish representations of…

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  • Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance book cover

    Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Baylis, Yoko Iwama

    What were the calculations made by the US and its major allies in the 1960s when they faced the signing of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)? These were all states with the technological and financial capabilities to develop and possess nuclear weapons should they wish to do so. In the end, only…

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  • International Case Studies of Terrorist Rehabilitation book cover

    International Case Studies of Terrorist Rehabilitation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rohan Gunaratna, Sabariah M. Hussin

    The post 9/11 era has produced structured rehabilitation programmes in a wide range of countries including Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Pakistan, Malaysia, Egypt, Iraq, and Uzbekistan. There are also ad hoc and emerging programmes in Nigeria, China, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Denmark, Germany, United…

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  • New Chinese Migrants in New Zealand: Becoming Cosmopolitan? Roots, Emotions, and Everyday Diversity book cover

    New Chinese Migrants in New Zealand

    Becoming Cosmopolitan? Roots, Emotions, and Everyday Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Bingyu Wang

    There are growing waves of ‘desirable’ migrants from Asia moving to New Zealand, a place experiencing increasing ethnic diversity, particularly in its largest metropolitan region Auckland. In purely demographic terms much of this diversity has been generated by policy shifts since the 1980s and the…

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  • National Identity and Great-Power Status in Russia and Japan: Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order book cover

    National Identity and Great-Power Status in Russia and Japan

    Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order, 1st Edition

    By Tadashi Anno

    Having suffered military defeat at the hands of advanced Western powers in the 1850s, Russia and Japan embarked upon a program of catch-up and modernization in the late-19th Century. While the two states sought in the main to replicate the successes of the advanced great powers of the West, the…

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  • Facebook Mentoring and Early Childhood Teachers: The Controversy in Virtual Professional Identity book cover

    Facebook Mentoring and Early Childhood Teachers

    The Controversy in Virtual Professional Identity, 1st Edition

    By Sharryn Clarke

    This volume explores concepts of mentoring, leadership and issues faced by early childhood teachers. Foregrounded against inadequate leadership and mentoring training in this sector, this book looks at how mentoring is exercised through Facebook. Mentoring through Facebook provokes a strong sense…

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  • Higher Education and China’s Global Rise: A Neo-tributary Perspective book cover

    Higher Education and China’s Global Rise

    A Neo-tributary Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Su-Yan Pan, Joe Tin Yau Lo

    This book examines the rise of China’s global profile in the international higher education community, as indicated by its rise of human capital, visibility in academic publications, world university ranking, expanding international cultural influence, and becoming a study-abroad destination of…

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  • English as a Foreign Language in Saudi Arabia: New Insights into Teaching and Learning English book cover

    English as a Foreign Language in Saudi Arabia

    New Insights into Teaching and Learning English, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christo Moskovsky, Michelle Picard

    English as a Foreign Language in Saudi Arabia: New Insights into Teaching and Learning English offers a detailed discussion of key aspects of teaching and learning English in the Saudi context and offers a comprehensive overview of related research authored or co-authored by Saudi researchers. It…

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  • English Tertiary Education in Vietnam book cover

    English Tertiary Education in Vietnam

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Albright

    As part of a long series of Vietnam’s policy objectives, English education has been identified as key to improving the quality of its rapidly expanding tertiary institutions and is crucial to the larger aim of modernising and internationalising its economy. Bringing together a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
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  • The Future of the Economy: East-West Perspectives on Pathways Through Disruption book cover

    The Future of the Economy

    East-West Perspectives on Pathways Through Disruption, 1st Edition

    By John Powers, Vikram Khanna

    As the pace of economic change seems to only quicken, including rapid technological advance, today’s advanced economies face uncertainty from a number of directions, most of which have the potential to change established modes of thinking and the institutional arrangements that underpin basic…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
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