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Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education


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This is a series that offers a global platform to engage scholars in continuous academic debate on key challenges and the latest thinking on issues in the fast growing field of International and Comparative Education.

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Comparative Perspectives on Refugee Youth Education

Comparative Perspectives on Refugee Youth Education

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Alexander Wiseman, Lisa Damaschke-Deitrick, Ericka L. Galegher, Maureen F. Park
January 01, 2019

This volume explores the shared expectations that education is a cure-all for the difficulties refugees and their receiving countries face. Rather than focusing on pedagogy and language, as other volumes on refugee education have done, this volume investigates the ways in which education is both a...

Social Justice Education in European Multi-ethnic Schools: Addressing the Goals of Intercultural Education

Social Justice Education in European Multi-ethnic Schools: Addressing the Goals of Intercultural Education

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Cinzia Pica-Smith, Rina Manuela Contini, Carmen N. Veloria
November 26, 2018

Europe is a multiethnic society experiencing a rise of anti-immigration, racist, xenophobic discourses, and right-wing political rhetoric and movements proposing legislation to further solidify structural inequality and institutionalized systems of oppression that fuel educational inequities....

Reforming Education in Developing Countries: From Neoliberalism to Communitarianism

Reforming Education in Developing Countries: From Neoliberalism to Communitarianism

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Izhar Oplatka
November 19, 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...

Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education in Asia: History, Present and Future Issues

Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education in Asia: History, Present and Future Issues

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Yasushi Tanaka, Karsten Zegwaard
September 26, 2018

It has been over a century since "Cooperative System of Education," a work-study programme for higher education, was initiated by Herman Schneider at University of Cincinnati in the United States. Today, it is known as "Cooperative Education" which is commonly included within the umbrella term of "...

Educational Choices, Transitions and Aspirations in Europe: Systemic, Institutional and Subjective Challenges

Educational Choices, Transitions and Aspirations in Europe: Systemic, Institutional and Subjective Challenges

1st Edition

Aina Tarabini, Nicola Ingram
June 14, 2018

Educational Choices, Transitions and Aspirations in Europe analyses educational choices and transitions in eight different European countries/regions and provides an engaging means of considering issues of inequality through international comparisons. The book is underpinned by explorations of...

Higher Education and China’s Global Rise: A Neo-tributary Perspective

Higher Education and China’s Global Rise: A Neo-tributary Perspective

1st Edition

Su-Yan Pan, Joe Tin Yau Lo
June 11, 2018

This book examines the rise of China’s global profile in the international higher education community, as indicated by its rise of human capital, visibility in academic publications, world university ranking, expanding international cultural influence, and becoming a study-abroad destination of...

Actionable Research for Educational Equity and Social Justice: Higher Education Reform in China and Beyond

Actionable Research for Educational Equity and Social Justice: Higher Education Reform in China and Beyond

1st Edition

Wang Chen, Xu Li, Edward P. St. John, Cliona Hannon
June 08, 2018

Actionable Research for Educational Equity and Social Justice advances a unique, engaged approach to promoting educational equity and social justice in higher education across China and beyond. Developed as a joint venture of senior and junior scholars in China and the United States, this book...

Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: Learning from Diversity

Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: Learning from Diversity

1st Edition

Christian Helms Jørgensen, Ole Johnny Olsen, Daniel Persson Thunqvist
May 23, 2018

Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: Learning from Diversity is the second of two books that disseminates new and systematic knowledge on the strengths and weaknesses of the different models of vocational education and training (VET) in four Nordic countries. Vocational education in Europe...

Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: The Historical Evolution

Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: The Historical Evolution

1st Edition

Svein Michelsen, Marja-Leena Stenström
May 23, 2018

Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: The Historical Evolution is the first of two books that disseminate new and systematic knowledge on the strengths and weaknesses of the different models of vocational education and training (VET) in four Nordic countries. Vocational education in Europe...

Home Schooling and Home Education: Race, Class and Inequality

Home Schooling and Home Education: Race, Class and Inequality

1st Edition

Kalwant Bhopal, Martin Myers
May 10, 2018

Home Schooling and Home Education provides an original account of home education and examines ways in which the discourses of home education are understood and contextualised in different countries, such as the UK and USA. By exploring home education in the global and local context of traditional...

Testing and Inclusive Schooling: International Challenges and Opportunities

Testing and Inclusive Schooling: International Challenges and Opportunities

1st Edition

Bjorn Hamre, Anne Morin, Christian Ydesen
May 10, 2018

Testing and Inclusive Schooling provides a comparative perspective on seemingly incompatible global agendas and efforts to include all children in the general school system, thus reducing exclusion. With an examination of the international testing culture and the politics of inclusion currently...

Politics of Quality in Education: A Comparative Study of Brazil, China, and Russia

Politics of Quality in Education: A Comparative Study of Brazil, China, and Russia

1st Edition

Jaakko Kauko, Risto Rinne, Tuomas Takala
May 10, 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...

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