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Carnoy, Martin; Marotta, Luana; Louzano, Paula; Khavenson, Tatiana; Guimarães, Filipe Recch Franca; Carnauva, Fernando – Comparative Education Review, 2017
Implicit in much of comparative and international education research is that education is a creature of the nation-state, shaped largely by economic, political, and social forces defined by national boundaries. However, in federal nation-states, primary and secondary schooling is the juridical responsibility of the constituent states, not the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Achievement Gains
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Carnoy, Martin; Ngware, Moses; Oketch, Moses – Comparative Education Review, 2015
We take an innovative approach to estimating student mathematics learning in the sixth grade of three African countries. The study reinforces the notion that beyond the quality of the teaching process in classrooms, national contextual factors are important in understanding the contribution that schooling makes to student performance. Our approach…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Outcomes of Education, Teacher Characteristics, Academic Achievement
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Carnoy, Martin – Comparative Education Review, 2006
This article presents the presidential address made by Martin Carnoy on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). The theme of the meeting was "Rethinking the Comparative." In this address, he spoke of ways to engage in comparative educational research, from individual country case…
Descriptors: International Education, Educational Research, Comparative Education, Case Studies
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Carnoy, Martin; Rhoten, Diana – Comparative Education Review, 2002
Globalization provides a new empirical challenge and a new theoretical frame for comparative education. The global economy is dependent on knowledge resources and information technology and increasingly intertwined in international institutions promulgating particular ideologies and strategies for educational change. Comparative education must…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Diffusion (Communication), Economic Change, Economic Factors
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Carnoy, Martin – Comparative Education Review, 1975
Author tried to develop an alternative to the strategy offered by Philip Foster (AA 521 911) for economic and social development through educational change. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Capitalism, Comparative Education, Critical Thinking, Economic Development
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Carnoy, Martin – Comparative Education Review, 1975
In this paper, author discussed conflict and lack of conflict as they relate to the formation of manpower in capitalist economies. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Capitalism, Comparative Education, Educational Development, Labor Force Development
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Carnoy, Martin; And Others – Comparative Education Review, 1983
Martin Carnoy, Philip Foster, Vandra Lea Masemann, Harold J. Noah, and Brian Holmes respond to Erwin H. Epstein's article, "Currents Left and Right: Ideology in Comparative Education." (BRR)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Theories, Epistemology, Experimenter Characteristics
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Carnoy, Martin – Comparative Education Review, 1998
Examines national experiences with educational vouchers in Chile and Sweden in relation to commonly held assumptions of proponents and opponents. Finds that vouchers did not improve academic achievement; "flight from public education" was related to prior lack of public support for public education; increased choice primarily benefited…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Decentralization, Educational Change, Educational Quality
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Carnoy, Martin – Comparative Education Review, 1972
This paper estimates for a given year (1959) both rates of return and present values to taking additional schooling in Puerto Rico, and relates these rates and present values to the increase in schooling per male worker in broad occupational categories over the 20 years, 1940-1960. (Author/RY)
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Data Analysis, Educational Demand, Educational Economics
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Carnoy, Martin – Comparative Education Review, 1982
The most important educational process takes place outside of formal schooling. A development process which demands participation of the masses increases participation in acquisition of knowledge, particularly in the possibility of acquiring knowledge. Radical transformation in the relationship between production and power is required for mass…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Capitalism, Comparative Education, Developing Nations