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Distant Alliances: Gender and Education in Latin America

Distant Alliances: Gender and Education in Latin America

1st Edition

Regina Cortina, Nelly P. Stomquist
January 16, 2019

In this ground-breaking study, Regina Cortina and Nelly Stromquist examine how the alliances of international agencies, national governments, and nongovernmental organizations have strengthened public support for educating girls and women in Latin America. Bringing a timely and readable account of...

Crisis and Hope: The Educational Hopscotch of Latin America

Crisis and Hope: The Educational Hopscotch of Latin America

1st Edition

Gustavo Fischman, Stephen Ball, Silvina Gvirtz
March 29, 2017

This book seeks to offer the most up-to-date and relevant sample of contemporary research on Latin American education, by inviting the reader to understand the complexities, heterogenetics, nightmares, dreams, crisis and promises of education in the region....

Re-Imagining Comparative Education: Postfoundational Ideas and Applications for Critical Times

Re-Imagining Comparative Education: Postfoundational Ideas and Applications for Critical Times

1st Edition

Peter Ninnes, Sonia Mehta
February 27, 2017

The original essays included here, by up and coming scholars in the field, illustrate the potential and diversity of post-foundational ideas as applied to comparative education concerns....

Teacher Education in Industrialized Nations: Issues in Changing Social Contexts

Teacher Education in Industrialized Nations: Issues in Changing Social Contexts

1st Edition

Ivan Z. Holowinsky, Nobuo K. Shimahara
August 26, 2016

First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Civic Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Case Studies Across Six Societies

Civic Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Case Studies Across Six Societies

1st Edition

John L. Cogan, Murray Print
August 03, 2016

This book examines the approach to civic education in six societies located on the Pacific Rim: Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, and the US. In these scrupulously designed studies, the contributors investigate the recent re-emergence of civic education in this region. Developments...

Gender Issues in International Education: Beyond Policy and Practice

Gender Issues in International Education: Beyond Policy and Practice

1st Edition

Maggie Wilson, Sheena Erskine
July 21, 2016

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Competitor or Ally?: Japan's Role in American Educational Debates

Competitor or Ally?: Japan's Role in American Educational Debates

1st Edition

Gerald K. LeTendre, Gerald K. LeTendre
July 20, 2016

In this book the authors systematically address the most common stereotypes or myths about Japanese education that are currently being circulated in the popular press, teaching magazines and educational research journals. The authors show how arguments about Japan are used to further political ends...

Education and the Scandinavian Welfare State in the Year 2000: Equality, Policy, and Reform

Education and the Scandinavian Welfare State in the Year 2000: Equality, Policy, and Reform

1st Edition

Arild Tjeldvoll
July 08, 2016

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Quality Education for All: Community-Oriented Approaches

Quality Education for All: Community-Oriented Approaches

1st Edition

H. Dean Nielsen, William K. Cummings, Dean H. Nielson, William K. Cummings
May 13, 2016

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Understanding Educational Reform in Global Context: Economy, Ideology, and the State

Understanding Educational Reform in Global Context: Economy, Ideology, and the State

1st Edition

Mark Ginsburg, Mark B. Ginsburg
May 13, 2016

First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Intense Years: How Japanese Adolescents Balance School, Family and Friends

Intense Years: How Japanese Adolescents Balance School, Family and Friends

1st Edition

Gerald K. Letendre, Rebecca Erwin Fukuzawa
May 13, 2016

This volume examines the lives of young adolescents in Japanese middle schools, focusing on the dynamics of school, family, and social life, and explores the change from child to adolescent that takes place in the middle school years....

Hegemonies Compared: State Formation and Chinese School Politics in Postwar Singapore and Hong Kong

Hegemonies Compared: State Formation and Chinese School Politics in Postwar Singapore and Hong Kong

1st Edition

Ting-Hong Wong
April 27, 2016

This book explores the impact of cultural identity, the internal configurations of the educational field, and the struggles both inside and outside the educational systems of post-World War II Singapore and Hong Kong. By comparing the school politics of these two nations, Wong generates a theory...

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