Education Around the World (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
224
Utgivningsdatum
2013-02-14
Förlag
Bloomsbury Academic USA
Medarbetare
Brock, Colin (series ed.)
Illustrationer
black & white illustrations
Volymtitel
13
Dimensioner
228 x 158 x 12 mm
Vikt
317 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
49:B&W 6.14 x 9.21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9781441169402
Education Around the World (häftad)

Education Around the World

A Comparative Introduction

Häftad Engelska, 2013-02-14
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From Europe and the USA to Sub-Saharan Africa and the emerging economic powers of Brazil, China and India, this book is an essential one-volume guide to the major issues in comparative and international education today and the insights that rigorous and appropriate study can offer for education provision, policy and practice. Education Around the World provides a complete introduction to the field including: - The history of the study of comparative and international education and why it matters today - Issues of scale in conducting thorough comparative research with reference to the USA and the world of small states - National and International educational development with examples from Europe, the emergent powers of Brazil, Russia, India and China, and the problems and prospects of Sub-Saharan Africa
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This is a very honourable text: it captures a lifetime's work in the field and a lifetime of reflection about the field, but combines that with fresh zest and excitement about how interesting all of this kind of thing is ... I hope this textbook is widely used. * Comparative Education *

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Colin Brock, Honorary Professor of Education, University of Durham, UK Nafsika Alexiadou is Professor of Education at the Department of Applied Educational Science, University of Umea, Sweden.

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Acknowledgements Preface 1. Why is it Important? The Story So Far 2. The Nature of the Interdisciplinary Field and its Development 3. A Global Overview: Legacies and Inertias 4. Scale, Space and Place with Reference to the USA and the World of Small States 5. National and International Educational Development 6. Europe: Issues and Comparisons 7. Sub-Saharan Africa: Legacies and Innovations 8. Rising Stars: Brazil, Russia, India and the People's Republic of China (The BRIC States) References Index