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Social Justice and Transformative Learning

Culture and Identity in the United States and South Africa

by Saundra M. Tomlinson-Clarke & Darren L. Clarke

<p>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 ...

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Teacher Education Policy and Practice in Europe

Challenges and Opportunities for the Future

by Ana Raquel Simões, Mónica Lourenço & Nilza Costa

<p><em>Teacher Education Policy and Practice in Europe</em> provides a critical overview of the current challenges facing teacher education policy and practice in Europe. Drawing on a wide range of contributions, the book demonstrates that in ...

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Teacher Evaluation Policies and Practices in Japan

How performativity works in schools

by Masaaki Katsuno

<p>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 ...

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Teaching Embodied

Cultural Practice in Japanese Preschools

by Akiko Hayashi & Joseph Tobin

<p>When we look beyond lesson planning and curricula—those explicit facets that comprise so much of our discussion about education—we remember that teaching is an inherently social activity, shaped by a rich array of implicit habits, ...

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The Genetic Code of All Languages,(Part 2.1; Numerals)

by Moni Kanchan Panda

<p>There are separate set of numerals in different languages to represent numerals from 1 to 9. &apos;The Genetic Code of All Languages,&apos; works on explaining the reason behind choosing a particular name and symbol for each of them.</p> ...

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The Global Politics of Educational Borrowing and Lending

by Gita Steiner-Khamsi

<p>Steiner-Khamsi and her colleagues provide an in-depth empirical and critical examination of the practice of global educational policy. Contributors question the value of importing and exporting educational policies, analyze who benefits from ...

ISBN: 9780807775943

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The Making of Indigeneity, Curriculum History, and the Limits of Diversity

by Ligia (Licho) López López

<p>Conceptually rich and grounded in cutting-edge research, this book addresses the often-overlooked roles and implications of diversity and indigeneity in curriculum. Taking a multidisciplinary approach to the development of teacher education ...

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The Privatization of Education

A Political Economy of Global Education Reform

by Antoni Verger, Clara Fontdevila & Adrián Zancajo

<p>Education privatization is a global phenomenon that has crystallized in countries with very different cultural, political, and economic backgrounds. In this book, the authors examine how privatization policies are being adopted and why so ...

ISBN: 9780807774724

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The Routledge International Companion to Multicultural Education

by Banks, James A.

<P>This volume is the first authoritative reference work to provide a truly comprehensive international description and analysis of multicultural education around the world. It is organized around key concepts and uses case studies from various ...

ISBN: 9781135897284

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The Strong State and Curriculum Reform

Assessing the politics and possibilities of educational change in Asia

by Leonel Lim & Michael W. Apple

<p>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 ...

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The Sustainability of Higher Education in an Era of Post-Massification

by Deane E. Neubauer, Ka Ho Mok & Jin Jiang

<p>This volume examines the sustainability of higher education massification throughout the Asia Pacific region. The massification of higher education has swept across the region over the past three decades in complex and astounding ways in some

ISBN: 9781351736152

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Transforming Comparative Education

Fifty Years of Theory Building at Stanford

by Martin Carnoy

<p>Over the past fifty years, new theoretical approaches to comparative and international education have transformed it as an academic field. We know that fields of research are often shaped by &quot;collectives&quot; of researchers and students

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Unequal Higher Education

Wealth, Status, and Student Opportunity

by Barrett J. Taylor & Brendan Cantwell

<p>American higher education is often understood as a vehicle for social advancement. However, the institutions at which students enroll differ widely from one another. Some enjoy tremendous endowment savings and/or collect resources via ...

ISBN: 9780813593517

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UNESCO’s Utopia of Lifelong Learning

An Intellectual History

by Maren Elfert

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781315278117

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Wild Banshees

The Bowels of Urban Education

by Kim C. Hill

<p>The school is a site for academia, opportunity, discourse, and discipline, a place where students and educators alike achieve growth and progress in all areas of their lives. But how can such an environment be fostered when education is ...

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World Class

One Mother's Journey Halfway Around the Globe in Search of the Best Education for Her Children

by Teru Clavel

<p><strong>An eye-opening firsthand exploration of why Asian students are outpacing their American counterparts, and how to help our children excel in today’s competitive world.</strong></p> <p>When Teru Clavel had young children, the oldest ...

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World Culture Re-Contextualised

Meaning Constellations and Path-Dependencies in Comparative and International Education Research

by Jürgen Schriewer

<p>Impressive strands of research have shown the emergent reality of increasing world-level interconnection in almost every field of social action. As a consequence, theories and models have been developed which are aimed at conceptualising this

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Young People and Active Citizenship in Post-Soviet Times

A Challenge for Citizenship Education

by Beata Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz, Anna M. Zalewska & Kerry J. Kennedy

<p>Situated within the context of &quot;post-soviet times&quot;, this book explores young people’s citizenship activities and values in three distinct environments: post-soviet union countries, post-soviet union satellites, and countries that ...

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