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Confucianism Reconsidered
Confucianism Reconsidered (June 2018)
Insights for American and Chinese Education in the Twenty-First Century
Xiufeng Liu - Editor
Wen Ma - Editor

Explores the rich potential of Confucianism in American and Chinese classrooms of the twenty-first century.

This is one of the first books to explicitly address twenty-first-century education from a Confucian perspective. The contributors focus on why Confucianism is relevant to both American and Chinese education, how Confucian pedagogical principles can be applied to diverse sociocultural settings, and what the social and mo...(Read More)
 
 
Lifelong Learning in Neoliberal Japan
Lifelong Learning in Neoliberal Japan (November 2015)
Risk, Community, and Knowledge
Akihiro Ogawa - Author

Explores the trend of lifelong learning in Japan as a means to deal with risk in a neoliberal era.

Akihiro Ogawa explores Japan’s recent embrace of lifelong learning as a means by which a neoliberal state deals with risk. Lifelong learning has been heavily promoted by Japan’s policymakers, and statistics find one-third of Japanese people engaged in some form of these activities. Activities that increase abilities a...(Read More)
 
 
Teacher and Comrade
Teacher and Comrade (March 2008)
Richard Dudley and the Fight for Democracy in South Africa
Alan Wieder - Author

A biographical/narrative study of oppression, racism, and resistance in twentieth-century South Africa through the life of Richard Dudley, a teacher/politico.

Teacher and Comrade explores South African resistance in the twentieth century, before and during apartheid, through the life of Richard Dudley, a teacher/politico who spent thirty-nine years in the classroom and his entire life fighting for democracy. ...(Read More)
 
 
The Structure and Agency of Women's Education
The Structure and Agency of Women's Education (November 2007)
Mary Ann Maslak - Editor

Offers research on educational policies, programs, and practices for adolescent girls and young women, from both comparative and international perspectives.

This collection examines the educational policies, programs, and practices that offer and/or deny adolescent girls and young women the opportunity for change and advancement, from both comparative and international perspectives. Grounded in social and feminist ...(Read More)
 
 
The New Institutionalism in Education
The New Institutionalism in Education (November 2006)
Heinz-Dieter Meyer - Editor
Brian Rowan - Editor

Gives researchers and policy analysts conceptual tools and empirical assessments to gauge the possibilities for institutional innovation.

The New Institutionalism in Education brings together leading academics to explore the ongoing changes in K–12 and higher education in both the United States and abroad. The contributors show that current educational trends—including the increased globalization ...(Read More)
 
 
Cultures of Arab Schooling
Cultures of Arab Schooling (October 2006)
Critical Ethnographies from Egypt
Linda Herrera - Editor
Carlos Alberto Torres - Editor

Offers a rare glimpse into schools in contemporary Egypt.

Little is known regarding the inner workings of the educational systems of most Arab countries. Cultures of Arab Schooling fills this void using critical social theory to offer a rare glimpse into schools in contemporary Egypt. Giving voice to the educators and students through personal testimonies, the book sheds new light on issues of educational qua...(Read More)
 
 
Women's Agency and Educational Policy
Women's Agency and Educational Policy (October 2000)
The Experiences of the Women of Kilome, Kenya
mutindi mumbua kiluva-ndunda - Author

Highlights the struggles of a group of women from rural Kenya to provide educational opportunities for their children.

This fascinating book examines rural African women's experiences of education in Kilome, Kenya, providing engrossing, and oftentimes heartbreaking, testimony on the cultural, historical, social, economic, and political factors that have shaped, and continue to shape, women's educational and economic opportunities there...(Read More)
 
 
Does the Village Still Raise the Child?
Does the Village Still Raise the Child? (September 2000)
A Collaborative Study of Changing Child-Rearing and Early Education in Kenya
Beth Blue Swadener - Author
Margaret Kabiru - With
Anne Njenga - With

Considers the impacts of rapid social, economic, and cultural change on child-rearing and early education in Kenya.

Examining the degree to which Kenyan children are still communally raised, this book presents findings from a national collaborative study considering the impacts of rapid social, economic, and cultural change on child-rearing and early education in Kenya. The narratives of over 460 parents, grandparents, preschool teache...(Read More)
 
 
Transnational Competence
Transnational Competence (August 2000)
Rethinking the U.S.-Japan Educational Relationship
John N. Hawkins - Editor
William K. Cummings - Editor

Offers the definitive study of United States-Japan educational exchange relationship.

Born out of a bilateral project between distinguished scholars in Japan and the United States, Transnational Competence provides a definitive and comprehensive study of the status of relations between these two countries in an educational context. The book covers a wide-ranging array of themes, from an analysis of the tradition...(Read More)
 
 
Curriculum Politics, Policy, Practice
Curriculum Politics, Policy, Practice (June 2000)
Cases in Comparative Context
Catherine Cornbleth - Editor

Studies the intersections of curriculum politics and policy-making throughout the world.

Offering a range of studies on the intersections of curriculum politics, policy, and/or practice, this book addresses the following questions: Who decides what is taught in K-12 schools? On what basis? What actually happens in classroom practice? What do students have opportunities to learn? Who benefits from these decisions and practices? It incl...(Read More)
 
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