ERIC Number: EJ639818
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Shifting Perspectives on Comparative Research: A View from the USA.
Hawkins, John N.; Rust, Val D.
Comparative Education, v37 n4 p501-06 Nov 2001
Three perspectives can be found in the field of comparative education: those based on area studies, social science disciplines, and development/planning studies. These perspectives are not mutually exclusive and in fact complement each other. Anti-positivistic orientations have increased in recent years. Not being bound by rigid categories, comparative education can play a significant role in reconstructing learning. (Author/TD)
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