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  • Education between Speech and Writing: Crossing the Boundaries of Dao and Deconstruction book cover

    Education between Speech and Writing

    Crossing the Boundaries of Dao and Deconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Ruyu Hung

    This unique book explores how graphocentrism affects Chinese education and culture. It moves away from the contemporary educational practices in China of following the Western model of phonocentrism, to demonstrate that each perspective interacts and counteracts with each other, creating a dialogue…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Learning to Teach in England and the United States: The Evolution of Policy and Practice book cover

    Learning to Teach in England and the United States

    The Evolution of Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Maria Teresa Tatto, Katharine Burn, Ian Menter, Trevor Mutton, Ian Thompson

    Learning to Teach in England and the United States studies the evolution of initial teacher education by considering some of the current approaches in England and the United States. Presenting empirical evidence from these two distinct political and historical contexts, the chapters of this…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Chinese Students in UK Further Education: Examining Aspirations, Motivations and Choices book cover

    Chinese Students in UK Further Education

    Examining Aspirations, Motivations and Choices, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary A. Reynolds

    Chinese students in the UK have been increasing in number for many years, yet competition from other Western educators and increasing investment in China’s own education system has led to concern that UK institutions may soon see a decline in their market share. Dr. Reynolds addresses this issue in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Hidden Sexualities of South African Teachers: Black Male Educators and Same-sex Desire book cover

    Hidden Sexualities of South African Teachers

    Black Male Educators and Same-sex Desire, 1st Edition

    By Thabo Msibi

    South Africa remains a global leader in the legislative protection of individuals who engage in same-sex relations, and is the only country in Africa where the rights of these individuals are explicitly recognized and protected by the constitution. Yet South Africa’s identities are still contested…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Civil Society Organizations in Latin American Education: Case Studies and Perspectives on Advocacy book cover

    Civil Society Organizations in Latin American Education

    Case Studies and Perspectives on Advocacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Regina Cortina, Constanza Lafuente

    Examining the roles, impacts and challenges of civil society organizations (CSOs) in Latin America, this volume provides a broad perspective on the range of strategies these organizations employ and the obstacles they face in advocating for and delivering educational reform. Building on previous…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • New Ideas in Environmental Education book cover

    New Ideas in Environmental Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sálvano Briceño, David C. Pitt

    Originally published in 1988, this book was a plea for new approaches to environmental education. In the years prior to publication there had been a reappraisal of education and a growing awareness of the problems of environment and development. However, the movements had rarely met. The objective…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Community Education in the Third World book cover

    Community Education in the Third World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cyril Poster, Jürgen Zimmer

    This book, originally published in 1992, contains a wealth of experience in the development of community education from and about Third World countries. The influence of Paulo Freire permeates the work, although each country and continent has had to seek its own path and its own methodology. With…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Educational Reciprocity and Adaptivity: International Students and Stakeholders book cover

    Educational Reciprocity and Adaptivity

    International Students and Stakeholders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abe W. Ata, Ly Thi Tran, Indika Liyanage

    Educational Reciprocity and Adaptability challenges the common belief that adapting to new educational settings is the responsibility of international students alone. The book argues that reciprocal responses are required by students and stakeholders alike for an efficient and equitable…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19
    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
    African Studies

  • 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 – 2019-06-25
    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 – 2019-06-25
    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 – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

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