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Johnstone, Christopher J. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2021
This volume charts the rise of the concept of "inclusive development" and simultaneously recognizes its problematic implications as it shifts the focus of development work from efficiency to justice. In response to increasing awareness that development projects can all too often lead to the exclusion of marginalized populations,…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Comparative Education, Minority Groups, Educational Development
Toh, Glenn – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2021
This book is about education, ideology, power and identity investment and concerns an influential East Asian expatriate community. Specifically, it seeks to understand particular ways in which the Japanese white-collar elite live as a closed and self-referentially defined in-group, despite the manifestly multicultural ethos of their Singaporean…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Immigrants, Foreign Nationals
Carter, Candice C., Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2020
Ultimately concerned with how citizenship education for peace can be enriched through interdisciplinary learning, this edited volume reveals the role of peace education in global citizenship by illuminating instruction for comprehensive citizenship. A truly international collection, this volume offers timely insights from countries including…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Interdisciplinary Approach, Citizenship Education, Peace
Hunter, William J., Ed.; Austin, Roger, Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2020
By showcasing international, European, and community-based projects, this volume explores how online technologies and collaborative and blended learning can be used to bolster social cohesion and increase students' understanding of what it means to be a global citizen. With the pace of technology rapidly increasing, "Blended and Online…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Electronic Learning, Cooperative Learning, Citizenship Education
Popkewitz, Thomas S., Ed.; Pettersson, Daniel, Ed.; Hsiao, Kai-Jung, Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2020
The book brings together contributions from curriculum history, cultural studies, visual cultures, and science and technology studies to explore the international mobilizations of the sciences related to education during the post-World War Two years. Crossing the boundaries of education and science studies, it uniquely examines how the desires of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Global Approach, Higher Education, Educational Research
Takayanagi, Taeko – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2019
"Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women" highlights the importance and role of informal education in the emancipation and development of Maasai village women in Kenya. At present, knowledge and research on the impact of informal learning and literacy on community development is limited, and there is a gap between policy level…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Literacy, Literacy Education, Womens Education
Casinader, Niranjan – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2019
Based on new research data, with a 135-teacher study over 8 countries, this book challenges the assumption that all teachers automatically have the expertise to teach cultural understanding and argues, instead, that there is the need for teachers to acquire transcultural expertise to teach cultural understanding effectively in the present age,…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Expertise, Multicultural Education, Foreign Countries
Minton, Stephen James, Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2019
"Residential Schools and Indigenous Peoples" provides an extended multi-country focus on the transnational phenomenon of genocide of Indigenous peoples through residential schooling. It analyses how such abusive systems were legitimised and positioned as benevolent during the late nineteenth century and examines Indigenous and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Indigenous Populations, Social Bias
Paseka, Angelika, Ed.; Byrne, Delma, Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2019
This book addresses central questions regarding parental involvement across European educational systems; exploring the commonalities and differences across European countries and the extent to which current policy and practice pertaining to parental involvement is inclusive of diversity. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach that draws from the…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Policy, Diversity
McCulloch, Gary, Ed.; Goodson, Ivor, Ed.; González-Delgado, Mariano, Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2019
This book offers a remarkable range of research that emphasises the need to analyse the shaping of curricula under historical, social and political variables. Teachers' life stories, the Cold War as a contextual element that framed curricular transformations in the US and Europe, and the study of trends in education policy at transnational level…
Descriptors: Educational History, Global Approach, Social Influences, Political Influences
G. S., Suresh Babu – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2019
"Education and the Public Sphere" conceptually and empirically investigates and unfolds several complexities embedded in the educational system in India by exploring it as a site of transforming the public sphere. Bringing together a range of contributions from education and the social sciences, this volume analyses and reflects on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Postcolonialism, Higher Education
Wiseman, Alexander W., Ed.; Damaschke-Deitrick, Lisa, Ed.; Galegher, Ericka L., Ed.; Park, Maureen F., Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2019
This volume explores the shared expectations that education is a panacea for the difficulties that refugees and their receiving countries face. This book investigates the ways in which education is both a dream solution as well as a contested landscape for refugee families and students. Using comparative, cross-national perspectives across five…
Descriptors: Refugees, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Social Integration
Miao, Zhenzhen; Reynolds, David – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2018
"The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools: Lessons from England and China" provides a unique insight into the mathematics classrooms of these two countries and arrives at a time when the world is eager to know how Chinese learners consistently excel at learning mathematics and other core subjects. Showcasing the kinds…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Cultural Differences
Oplatka, Izhar – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2018
Underpinned in the stream of thought named 'communitarianism', "Reforming Education in Developing Countries" argues that developing countries need educational reforms that are tightly entwined into their cultural, social, and organizational contexts. It questions the applicability of neoliberal reforms in developing societies, through an…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Developing Nations, Neoliberalism, Social Capital
Kauko, Jaakko, Ed.; Rinne, Risto, Ed.; Takala, Tuomas, Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2018
The question of quality has become one of the most important framing factors in education and has been of growing interest to international organisations and national policymakers for decades. "Politics of Quality in Education" focuses on Brazil, China, and Russia, part of the so-called emerging nations' BRICS block, and draws on a…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Politics of Education, Quality Assurance, Evaluation
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