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  • Youth, Gender and the Capabilities Approach to Development

    Rethinking Opportunities and Agency from a Human Development Perspective

    Edited by Aurora Lopez-Fogues, Firdevs Melis Cin

    Youth, Gender and the Capabilities Approach to Development investigates to what extent young people have access to fair opportunities, the factors influencing their aspirations, and how able they are to pursue these aspirations and to carry out their life plans. The book positions itself in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Asia as Method in Education Studies

    A defiant research imagination

    Edited by Hongzhi Zhang, Philip Wing Keung Chan, Jane Kenway

     Unlearning and re-inventing the theoretical frameworks of Intercultural and Asian Studies is central to this book as it is to Chen Kuan-Hsing’s evocative Asia as Method; this book’s inspirational source. Chen insists that studies of Asia move beyond their paralysing fixation on the West as either…

    Paperback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • The Cost of Not Educating the World’s Poor

    The new economics of learning

    By Lynn Ilon

    In The Cost of Not Educating the World’s Poor, Lynn Ilon observes from her 30 years of travel and work in some 20 developing countries, how global instability, problems of environmental degradation, spread of global disease, migration and political instability are a cost of viewing the uneducated…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Mapping the Terrain of Education Reform

    Global trends and local responses in the Philippines

    By Vicente Chua Reyes, Jr.

    This book envisions the formulation of critical perspectives on education reform using the Philippine experience, recognizing the need to address relevant issues and challenges particularly in an increasingly globalized twenty-first century setting. A specific education reform project, the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • Perspectives on the Internationalisation of Higher Education

    Edited by David Law, Michael Hoey

    Internationalisation of the contemporary university has become a pervasive and powerful development theme during the past three decades. In many countries, higher education is now a major export industry. The UK has longstanding experience of overseas student recruitment, international partnerships…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • The Classroom Arsenal

    Military Research, Information Technology and Public Education

    By Douglas D. Noble

    Originally published in 1991, Douglas Noble traces the enormous, yet uncharted, influence of military research and development on post-war American public education, drawing implications for current debates about the means and ends of education in our technological society. As a case study, the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-10 
    Routledge

  • Livelihoods and Learning

    Education For All and the marginalisation of mobile pastoralists

    By Caroline Dyer

    Current paradigms of ‘development’ generally serve mobile pastoralist groups poorly: their visibility in policy processes is minimal, and their mobility is constructed by the powerful as a ‘problem’, rather than as a rational livelihood strategy. Increasingly damaged eco-systems, shrinking natural…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • Developing Intercultural Practice

    Academic Development in a Multicultural and Globalizing World

    By David Killick

    Intercultural higher education has the potential to enable diverse students in diverse contexts to lead lives they have reason to value in a multicultural and globalizing world. The internationalization of higher education has become a significant site of change, driven by, and contributing to,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    SEDA Series

  • Rural Education (1991)

    Issues and Practice

    Edited by Deyoung Alan

    Originally published in 1991, essays discuss and analyse rural schooling in its historical, social, and political contexts as well as its educational mission. Collections covering rural education in the United States are relatively rare, particularly texts that focus on available research…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • UNESCO’s Utopia of Lifelong Learning

    An Intellectual History

    By Maren Elfert

    With a focus on lifelong learning, this book examines the shifts that UNESCO’s educational concepts have undergone in reaction to historical pressures and dilemmas since the founding of the organization in 1945. The tensions between UNESCO’s humanistic worldview and the pressures placed on the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • Learning and Volunteering Abroad for Development

    Unpacking Host Organization and Volunteer Rationales

    By Rebecca Tiessen

    Learning/volunteer abroad programmes provide opportunities for cross-cultural understanding, partnership-building, and cooperative development, but there are also significant structural challenges and inequality of opportunity issues that result from these partnerships between host organizations in…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

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