Education & Development Products

  • Educational Assessment in Latin America

    Edited by Sue Swaffield, Sally M Thomas

    This collection presents educational assessment research from Latin America, adding to a relatively small but growing body of research considering educational assessment and evaluation issues in this large region. The predominance of Chile reflects its early highly centralized education system, and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge

  • Creating Inclusive Knowledges

    Edited by Christopher C. Sonn, Alison Baker-Lewton

    There has been a growing interest in the role of arts and cultural practice in tackling perennial forms of social exclusion, marginalization, and oppression. Researchers and educators from different disciplines have been collaborating with community-based agencies and community groups to forge new…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge

  • Cosmopolitan Learning for a Global Era

    Higher education in an interconnected world

    By Sarah Richardson

    Ensuring that higher education students are fully prepared for lives as global citizens is a pressing concern in the contemporary world. This book draws on insights from cosmopolitan thought to identify how people from different backgrounds can find common ground. By applying cosmopolitan insights…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Quality Teaching and the Capability Approach

    Evaluating the work and governance of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Alison Buckler

    This book provides an analytical exploration of the condition of teachers working in expanding school systems across the world, with a particular focus on the lives of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa. Drawing from award-winning research, it looks beyond the official portrayals of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge

  • Universities and Global Human Development

    Theoretical and empirical insights for social change

    By Alejandra Boni, Melanie Walker

    This book makes the case for a critical turn in development thinking around universities and their contributions in making a more equal post-2015 world. It puts forward a normative approach based on human development and the capability approach, one which can gain a hearing from policy, scholarship…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • English as a Medium of Instruction in Postcolonial Contexts

    Issues of Quality, Equity and Social Justice

    Edited by Lizzie O. Milligan, Leon Tikly

    Almost all low- and middle-income postcolonial countries now use English or another dominant language as the medium of instruction for some, if not all, of the basic education cycle. Much of the literature about language-in-education in such countries has focused on the instrumentalist value of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Education, Conflict, and Globalisation

    Edited by Stephanie Bengtsson, Sarah Dryden-Peterson

    In 2009, Globalisation, Societies and Education published a special issue on globalisation, education, and violent conflict, in tribute to Jackie Kirk, a passionate researcher, educator, and advocate, who was killed while working with the International Rescue Committee in Afghanistan. This book is…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge

  • South–South Educational Migration, Humanitarianism and Development

    Views from the Caribbean, North Africa and the Middle East

    By Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

    This ground-breaking book is one of the first to analyse the important phenomenon of South-South educational migration for refugees. It focuses particularly on South-South scholarship programmes in Cuba and Libya, which have granted free education to children, adolescents and young adults from two…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Learning as Development

    Rethinking International Education in a Changing World

    By Daniel A. Wagner

    Learning is the foundation of the human experience. It is the common thread across cultures and geographies and forms a continuous and malleable link across the life stages of human development. Disparities in learning access and outcomes around the world have real consequences for income, social…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • 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 – 2017-10-12
    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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

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