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ERIC Number: ED367066
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 640
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-313-27277-8
International Handbook of Educational Reform.
Cookson, Peter W., Jr., Ed.; And Others
This book provides an overview of education reform in 27 countries. Following the introduction by Peter W. Cookson, Jr., Alan R. Sadovnik, and Susan F. Semel, part 1 offers national case studies of educational reform in the 1980s. Chapters include: (2) "Argentina" (Ana Munoz-Sandoval); (3) "Australia" (Richard Teese); (4) "Brazil" (Robert Cowen and Maria Figueiredo); (5) "Canada" (Dennis Thiessen); (6) "China" (John N. Hawkins); (7) "Colombia" (Mary Ann Larsen-Pusey); (8) "Cuba" (Rolland G. Paulston and Cathy C. Kaufman); (9) "Arab Republic of Egypt" (Samir A. Jarrar and Byron G. Massialas); (10) "France" (George A. Male); (11) "Germany" (Wolfgang Mitter); (12) "Great Britain" (Geoffrey Walford); (13) "Hong Kong" (Gerard A. Postiglione); (14) "Hungary" (Cathy C. Kaufman); (15)"India" (Ila Patel); (16) "Iran" (Golnar Mehran); (17) "Israel" (Yitzhak Kashti, Mordecai Arieli, and Rina Shapira); (18) "Japan" (James J. Shields, Jr.); (19) "Kenya" (Reese Hughes); (20) "Mexico" (Eduardo Pena de la Mora); (21) "Nicaragua" (Susan Rippberger, Mark B. Ginsburg, and Rolland G. Paulston); (22) "Norway" (Val D. Rust); (23) "Peru" (Sydney R. Grant); (24) "South Africa" (Harold D. Herman); (25) "United States" (Susan F. Semel, Peter W. Cookson, Jr., and Alan R. Sadovnik); (26) "USSR" (Stephen T. Kerr); (27) "Yugoslavia" (Niksa Nikola Soljan); and (28) "Zimbabwe" (Betty Jo Dorsey). Part 2 examines comparative issues in stratification. Chapters include: (29) "Women and Higher Education Reforms: Expansion Without Equality" (Gail P. Kelly); and (30) "Issues of Class and Educational Reform in Comparative Perspective" (Irving Epstein). References and an index are included. (LMI)
Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc., 88 Post Road West, Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881 ($95).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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