International & Comparative Education Products

  • The Strong State and Curriculum Reform

    Assessing the politics and possibilities of educational change in Asia

    Edited by Leonel Lim, Michael W. Apple

    As Asian education systems increasingly take on a stronger presence on the global educational landscape, of special interest is an understanding of the ways in which many of these states direct their schools towards higher achievement. What is missing, however, are accounts that take seriously the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Teacher Evaluation Policies and Practices in Japan

    How Performativity Works in Schools

    By Masaaki Katsuno

    This book explores the impacts of the introduction of new teacher evaluation policies on teachers and head teachers in Japan, particularly that of producing and reinforcing mutual policing relations among teachers and the destabilisation of their identities. It is timely given the big surge of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

  • Inclusive Education

    Perspectives on pedagogy, policy and practice

    Edited by Zeta Brown

    Inclusive education is complex, multi-faceted and ever-changing and to date there has been no fixed definition of what is meant by the term ‘inclusion’, leading to confusion about what inclusive education actually means in practice. This key text introduces readers to the underlying knowledge and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Education Studies Series

  • Gender Violence in Poverty Contexts

    The educational challenge

    Edited by Jenny Parkes

    This book is concerned with understanding the complex ways in which gender violence and poverty impact on young people’s lives, and the potential for education to challenge violence. Although there has been a recent expansion of research on gender violence and schooling, the field of research that…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • Class Size

    Eastern and Western perspectives

    Edited by Peter Blatchford, Kam Wing Chan, Galton Maurice, Kwok Chan Lai, John Chi Kin Lee

    This book captures the range of views and evidence on class size across the world; seeks to clarify these deeply held views and move toward a clearer view of what we know and do not know about class size effects; and identify future steps in terms of policy and research. Of all the issues in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge
    Asia-Europe Education Dialogue

  • Family Strategies, Guanxi and School Success in Rural China

    By Ailei Xie

    Research in school success in contemporary China has argued that market reforms have reproduced the advantages for children from the cadre and the professional families while simultaneously creating new opportunities for children of the new arising economic elites. However, it has performed less…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge
    Education and Society in China

  • Educational Accountability

    International perspectives on challenges and possibilities for school leadership

    Edited by Jacob Easley II, Pierre Tulowitzki

    Educational Accountability: International perspectives on challenges and possibilities for school leadership provides an opportunity to assess, reflect on, and discuss current issues surrounding accountability policies in education from around the globe and the implications they hold for school…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Researching Ethically across Cultures

    Issues of knowledge, power and voice

    Edited by Anna Robinson-Pant, Nidhi Singal

    Whether an individual doctoral study or a large-scale multidisciplinary project, researchers working across cultures face particular challenges around power, identity, and voice, as they encounter ethical dilemmas which extend beyond the micro-level of the researcher-researched relationship. In…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Teacher Education in Taiwan

    State control vs marketization

    Edited by Shen-Keng Yang, Jia-Li Huang

    Since the Teacher Education Act was in place in 1994, student teachers were educated through diverse educational institutions instead of the traditional normal schools (Taiwan’s equivalent of teachers’ colleges). But such market-based teacher education has been altered by politics, society and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • Gender and Educational Achievement

    Edited by Andreas Hadjar, Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt, Karin Priem, Sabine Glock

    Gender inequalities in education – in terms of systematic variations in access to educational institutions, in competencies, school marks, and educational certificates along the axis of gender – have tremendously changed over the course of the 20th century. Although this does not apply to all…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Revolutionizing Global Higher Education Policy

    Innovation and the Bologna Process

    By Joseph M. Piro

    The ‘traditional’ university model has been transformed globally, fueled by disruptive technologies, new learning platforms, increasing fiscal austerity, and the rise of knowledge economies. The Bologna Process, a European initiative intended to streamline higher education standards and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Shaping the History of Education?

    The first 50 years of Paedagogica Historica

    Edited by Jeroen J.H. Dekker, Frank Simon

    In 1961 the Centre for the Study of the History of Education at Ghent University, Belgium published the first issue of the multilingual journal Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education. This book celebrates its fiftieth volume. In fourteen contributions written by…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge

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