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  • Alternatives to Privatizing Public Education and Curriculum: Festschrift in Honor of Dale D. Johnson book cover

    Alternatives to Privatizing Public Education and Curriculum

    Festschrift in Honor of Dale D. Johnson, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Ness, Stephen J. Farenga

    Through conversations in honor of Dale D. Johnson, this book takes a critical view of the monoculture in curriculum and policy that has developed in education with the increase of federal funding and privatization of services for public education, and examines the shift from public interest and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

  • Reading to Learn book cover

    Reading to Learn

    1st Edition

    By Sheila Harri-Augstein, Michael Smith, Laurie Thomas

    Originally published in 1982. This book is concerned with the new kinds of demands on our reading ability made by the work we undertake for A-level, or in college, or at university, or indeed at work. It is not a speed reading book, or a reading skills book. Anyone with a lot of reading to get…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Education, Security and Intelligence Studies book cover

    Education, Security and Intelligence Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Liam Gearon

    With intensified threats to global security from international terrorism worldwide, education systems themselves face these same unprecedented security threats. Schools and universities have become marked loci of interest for the monitoring of extremism and counter-terrorism by security and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge

  • Pan-African Education: A Must for the African Union book cover

    Pan-African Education

    A Must for the African Union, 1st Edition

    By John K. Marah

    This book makes a critical contribution to the study of pan-Africanism and the education of African people for continental African citizenship. It is a unique endeavor in that it intersects the social history of pan-Africanism and the education of African people at a 'global' level and provides…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05 
    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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