International & Comparative Education Products

  • World Yearbook of Education 2016

    The Global Education Industry

    Edited by Antoni Verger, Christopher Lubienski, Gita Steiner-Khamsi

    This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education series examines the global education industry both in OECD* countries as well as developing countries, and presents the works of scholars based in different parts of the word who have significantly contributed to this area of research. Focusing…

    Hardback – 2016-01-19 
    World Yearbook of Education

  • Quality Enhancement in Higher Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by George Gordon, Ray Land

    Paperback – 2016-01-15 
    International Studies in Higher Education

  • Making Sense of Teaching in Difficult Times

    Edited by Penny Jane Burke, Suellen Shay

    Thinking about teaching in educational terms has become increasingly difficult because of the conceptions of higher education that predominate in both policy and public debate. Framing the benefits of higher education simply as an economic good poses particular difficulties for making educational…

    Hardback – 2016-01-08 

  • Globalisation, Employment and Education in Sri Lanka

    Opportunity and Division

    By Angela W. Little, Siri T. Hettige

    Since the late 1970s, Sri Lanka has undergone a socio-economic transformation, from protectionism towards economic liberalisation and increasing integration into the world economy. Through a systematic comparison of these periods of economic change (1956–1977, and 1977 to the present), Angela W.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-01 
    Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

  • Michel Foucault and Education Policy Analysis

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    The work of Michel Foucault has become a major resource for educational researchers seeking to understand how education makes us what we are. In this book, a group of contributors explore how Foucault’s work is used in a variety of ways to explore the ‘hows’ and ‘whos’ of education policy – its…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 

  • Education in the Global City

    The manufacturing of education in Singapore

    Edited by Aaron Koh, Terence Chong

    Education in the Global City examines education in Singapore through the critical lens of ‘manufacturing’. The book brings together two disparate fields which inform each other, education and the ‘global city’; and the book’s contributors analyse and critique the manufacturing of Singapore…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 

  • Media and Migration

    Learning in a globalized world

    Edited by Kevin Leander, Mariëtte de Haan

    Media and Migration: Learning in a globalized world brings together studies located at the intersection of migration, media and learning, and considers how the learning practices of youth in migration are shaped by new media. The change in the mobilities of people, media, and material goods which…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 

  • Immersion Education in the Early Years

    Edited by Tina Hickey, Anne-Marie de Mejía

    Worldwide, more parents are opting for immersion pre-schooling for their children in order to benefit from its linguistic, educational, and cultural benefits. This immersion can be either bilingual or monolingual, aimed at early second language learning, or at language maintenance – offering…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 

  • The Public Understanding of Assessment

    Edited by John Gardner

    Assessment of educational achievement, whether by traditional examinations or by teachers in schools, attracts considerable public interest, particularly when it is associated with ‘high stakes’ outcomes such as university entry or selection for employment. When the individual’s results do not…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 

  • Neoliberalism and Education

    Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion

    Edited by Kalwant Bhopal, Farzana Shain

    Neoliberalism and Education: Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion offers a critical reflection on the establishment of neoliberalism as the new global orthodoxy in the field of education, and considers what this means for social justice and inclusion. It brings together writers from a number…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 

  • Drama and Theatre with Children

    International perspectives

    Edited by Charru Sharma

    Drama as a process-centred form is a popular and valued methodology used to develop thinking and learning in children, while theatre provides a greater focus on the element of performance. In recent years, offering drama and theatre as a shared experience is increasingly used to engage children and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • The Educated Subject and the German Concept of Bildung

    A Comparative Cultural History

    By Rebekka Horlacher

    German education plays a huge role in the development of education sciences and modern universities internationally. It is influenced by the educational concept of Bildung, which defines Germany ‘s theoretical and curricular ventures. This concept is famously untranslatable into other languages and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge Cultural Studies in Knowledge, Curriculum, and Education

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