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Yamada, Shoko – Comparative Education Review, 2015
This article, with the aim of identifying elements that constitute the characteristics of an academic space within comparative education, analyzes how comparative education has been discussed and practiced in Japan, based on a questionnaire completed by 264 members of the Japan Comparative Education Society and classification of articles published…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Classification
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Moon, Rennie J.; Koo, Jeong-Woo – Comparative Education Review, 2011
What happens to traditional civic notions of nation, national identity, and constitutional rights when national curricula incorporate ideas of global citizenship, other national identities, diversity, and human rights? Using a longitudinal, mixed-methods approach, we address this issue by analyzing the nature of changes in South Korean civic…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Citizenship, Textbooks, Citizenship Education
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Clothey, Rebecca – Comparative Education Review, 2005
This study explores China's educational policies for ethnic minorities in one particular academic setting, the Central University for Nationalities (CUN) in Beijing, and how these policies are experienced by the students who are supposed to benefit from them. The study takes an emic perspective by looking at the perceptions of minority students at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnicity, Educational Policy, Minority Groups
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Torney-Purta, Judith – Comparative Education Review, 2000
Four books, published 1997-99, draw on diverse disciplines in 18 countries to examine the meaning of civic identity and the contributions of formal and informal institutions to it during late childhood and adolescence. The books move beyond a narrow view of outcomes and inputs of political socialization to encompass activist social movements and…
Descriptors: Activism, Adolescent Development, Book Reviews, Citizenship
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Torres, Carlos Alberto – Comparative Education Review, 1998
Outlines problems in reconciling tensions among theories of citizenship, democracy, and multiculturalism in the context of capitalist societies, and resulting implications for comparative education scholars. Discusses the Enlightenment as foundation of citizenship, feminist criticism, postcolonialism, critical race theory, and social movements.…
Descriptors: Capitalism, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Civil Rights
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Swing, Elizabeth Sherman; Orivel, Francois – Comparative Education Review, 1991
Examines distinct educational trends in Europe as western countries move toward unity and eastern countries shake off socialism. Focuses on educational policy aimed at developing a European identity, the persistence of distinct national intellectual traditions, consequences of expanded higher education, privatization and reactionary reform, and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Luk, Bernard Hung-Kay – Comparative Education Review, 1991
From the mid-1800s to the present, British administrators and Hong Kong educators have selectively used Chinese cultural education to foster in students a somewhat abstract Chinese identity and a sense of being on the periphery of both Chinese and Western worlds, attitudes that help to consolidate outside rule. (SV)
Descriptors: Asian History, Chinese Culture, Colonialism, Cultural Education
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Michel, Claudine – Comparative Education Review, 1996
Discusses the integral role of Vodou in the daily life and cultural identity of Haitians. Examines Vodou's beliefs and world view, importance of community and the collective self, instructional strategies for transmission of religious values and moral principles, roles of teachers and learners, and evaluation of learner progress. (SV)
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Ethical Instruction, Foreign Countries, Life Style
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Postiglione, Gerard A. – Comparative Education Review, 1991
Examines implications for educational policy formation of Hong Kong's 1997 return to China. Discusses the economic interdependence of Hong Kong and China; the potential for educational policy to reconcile or heighten the contradictions among capitalism, socialism, and patriotism; and the crisis of cultural identity among Hong Kong youth. (SV)
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship
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Maddox, Richard – Comparative Education Review, 1994
Describes Aracena (Spain) and its educational history. Compares the experience of schooling and community from the perspectives of middle-class and working-class students. Explores social and cultural factors that may explain why middle-class students are more likely than working-class students to continue their education despite similar…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Cultural Context, Educational Attainment, Educational Change