ERIC Number: ED275291
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Mar
New Approaches to Comparative Education.
Altbach, Philip G., Ed.; Kelly, Gail P., Ed.
Perspectives on research in comparative education are presented in 17 articles originally published in the "Comparative Education Review." The objective is to present an array of new viewpoints, orientations, and approaches. Titles and authors are: "Introduction: Perspectives on Comparative Education" (Philip G. Altbach, Gail P. Kelly); "Critical Ethnography in the Study of Comparative Education" (Vandra Lea Masemann); "The Underachievement of Cross-National Studies of Achievement" (Gary L. Theisen, Paul P. W. Achola, Francis Musa Boakari); "Ideology, Reproduction, and Educational Reform" (Michael W. Apple); "Education for Alternative Development" (Martin Carnoy); "Comparative Educators and International Development Policy" (Mathew Zachariah); "Explaining the Origins and Expansion of Mass Education" (John Boli, Francisco O. Ramirez, John W. Meyer); "An Integrated Framework for Analysis of the Spread of Schooling in Less Developed Countries" (Mary Jean Bowman); "The Use and Abuse of Comparative Education" (Harold J. Noah); "The Comparative Mind" (Max A. Eckstein); "Paradigm Shifts in Comparative Education" (Brian Holmes); "The Necessity of Comparisons in the Study of Education: The Salience of Science and the Problem of Comparability" (Joseph P. Farrell); "Toward a General Theory of Education" (Le Thanh Khoi); "Currents Left and Right: Ideology in Comparative Education" (Erwin H. Epstein); "What Is Comparison? Methodological and Philosophical Considerations" (Reijo Raivola); "Comparing Educational Policies: Theory, Units of Analysis, and Research Strategies" (Frederick M. Wirt); "The Comparative Study of Classroom Behaviors" (Richard H. Pfau); and "Comparative Education: Challenge and Response" (G. Kelly, P. Altbach). (SW)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research, Ethnography, Higher Education, Research Methodology, Scholarship, Trend Analysis
University of Chicago Press, 5801 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 ($30.00, hard cover--ISBN-0-226-01525-4; $15.00 paper cover--ISBN-0-226-01526-2).
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