International & Comparative Education Products

  • Global Educational Reform

    Privatization vs. Public Investments in National Education Systems

    Edited by Frank Adamson, Bjorn Astrand, Linda Darling-Hammond

    Global Educational Reform documents the ideologically and educationally distinctive approaches countries around the world have taken to structuring their education systems. Focusing on three pairs of case studies written by internationally acclaimed experts, the book provides a powerful analysis of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07 

  • Social Justice and Transformative Learning

    Culture and Identity in the United States and South Africa

    Edited by Saundra M. Tomlinson-Clarke, Darren L. Clarke

    The similarities between the United States and South Africa with respect to race, power, oppression and economic inequities are striking, and a better understanding of these parallels can provide educational gains for students and educators in both countries. Through shared experiences and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Using Emerging Technologies to Develop Professional Learning

    Edited by Jean Murray, Warren Kidd

    Internationally, there is a growing body of research about learners’ responses to, and uses of, emerging technologies. However, the adoption of these technologies in teachers’ professional development is still largely under-researched. Much of the existing literature still positions teachers as…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 

  • World Literacy

    How Countries Rank and Why It Matters

    By John W. Miller, Michael C. McKenna

    International literacy assessments have provided ample data for ranking nations, charting growth, and casting blame. Summarizing the findings of these assessments, which afford a useful vantage from which to view world literacy as it evolves, this book examines literate behavior worldwide, in terms…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 

  • Professional Development: Education for All as praxis

    Edited by Jane Wilkinson, Laurette Bristol, Petra Ponte

    This edited collection presents several research projects which examine issues concerning professional development, professional learning, and the ‘Education for All’ (EfA) ethos. The overall aim of the book is threefold: firstly, to explore the consequences for the education profession of EfA, and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17 

  • The Concept of Care in Curriculum Studies

    Juxtaposing Currere and Hakbeolism

    By Jung-Hoon Jung

    The question at the heart of the book is what might an education with self-care and care-for-others look like? Juxtaposing self-understanding through the method of currere and the historical character of hakbeolism (a concept indigenous to Korea referring to a kind of social status people achieve…

    Hardback – 2016-02-10 
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Religious Schools in Europe

    Institutional Opportunities and Contemporary Challenges

    Edited by Marcel Maussen, Floris Vermeulen, Michael Merry, Veit Bader

    The European Convention on Human Rights guarantees freedom of education, including the opportunities to create and operate faith-based schools. However, as European societies become more religiously diverse and ‘less religious’ at the same time, the role of faith-based schools is increasingly being…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 

  • Student Financing of Higher Education

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Donald E Heller, Claire Callender

    The financing of higher education is undergoing great change in many countries around the world. In recent years many countries are moving from a system where the costs of funding higher education are shouldered primarily by taxpayers, through government subsidies, to one where students pay a…

    Paperback – 2016-01-30 
    International Studies in Higher Education

  • Audit Education

    Edited by Karen A. Van Peursem, Elizabeth A. Monk, Richard M.S. Wilson, Ralph W. Adler

    Audit professionals are valued members of society and are expected to be both skilled and ethical in their decision-making. The role of the auditor extends far beyond that of counting beans by demanding a social and political awareness, a technical knowledge, ethical principles and relationship…

    Paperback – 2016-01-28 
    Special issue books from 'Accounting Education: an international journal'

  • The Sesame Effect

    The Global Impact of the Longest Street in the World

    Edited by Charlotte F. Cole, June H. Lee

    The Sesame Effect details the wide-ranging work of Sesame Workshop and its productions across the world. With an emphasis on impact and evidence from research on projects in low and middle income countries, the book tells the stories behind the development of an international family of Muppets…

    Paperback – 2016-01-26 

  • Leading Schools Successfully

    Stories from the field

    Edited by Christopher Day, David Gurr

    Leading Schools Successfully: Stories from the field considers international research focussing on leadership in schools. Based on the ISSPP (International Successful School Principalship Project) which has conducted over one hundred multiple perspective case studies of successful school principals…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22 

  • 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

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