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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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Transculturalism and Teacher Capacity: Professional Readiness in the Globalised Age

Transculturalism and Teacher Capacity: Professional Readiness in the Globalised Age

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Niranjan Casinader
December 01, 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...

Residential Schools and Indigenous Peoples: From Genocide via Education to the Possibilities for Processes of Truth, Restitution, Reconciliation, and Reclamation

Residential Schools and Indigenous Peoples: From Genocide via Education to the Possibilities for Processes of Truth, Restitution, Reconciliation, and Reclamation

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Stephen Minton
November 01, 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...

Parental Involvement Across European Education Systems: Critical Perspectives

Parental Involvement Across European Education Systems: Critical Perspectives

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Angelika Paseka, Delma Byrne
October 08, 2019

This book addresses central questions in regards to parental involvement across European educational systems; exploring the commonalities and differences across European countries and the extent to which current policy and practice pertains to parental involvement inclusive of diversity. Adopting...

Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women: Education, Emancipation and Empowerment

Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women: Education, Emancipation and Empowerment

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Taeko Takayanagi
September 24, 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,...

50 Years of US Study Abroad Students: Japan as the Gateway to Asia and Beyond

50 Years of US Study Abroad Students: Japan as the Gateway to Asia and Beyond

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Sarah R. Asada
September 02, 2019

Since the 1960s, Japan has been a historical leading study abroad destination for US undergraduate students. This book explores the long-term impacts of study abroad through a lens of knowledge diplomacy and the cultivation of individuals with understanding of the host country and world through...

Education and the Public Sphere: Exploring the Structures of Mediation in Post-Colonial India

Education and the Public Sphere: Exploring the Structures of Mediation in Post-Colonial India

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Suresh Babu G. S.
July 31, 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...

Comparative Perspectives on Refugee Youth Education: Dreams and Realities in Educational Systems Worldwide

Comparative Perspectives on Refugee Youth Education: Dreams and Realities in Educational Systems Worldwide

1st Edition

Alexander W. Wiseman, Lisa Damaschke-Deitrick, Ericka L. Galegher, Maureen F. Park
June 10, 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...

Faculty Development in Developing Countries: Improving Teaching Quality in Higher Education

Faculty Development in Developing Countries: Improving Teaching Quality in Higher Education

1st Edition

Cristine Smith, Katherine Hudson
June 07, 2019

Learner-centered approaches to teaching, such as small group discussions, debates, role plays and project-based assignments, help students develop critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving skills. However, more traditional lecture-based approaches still predominate in classrooms in higher...

The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education

The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education

1st Edition

Mabel Ann Brown
January 17, 2019

The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education explores how increasing migration and population changes are having an unprecedented impact on global education. Given that the number of children of migrant background is growing internationally, there is a need for increasing awareness of the...

Decolonising Intercultural Education: Colonial differences, the geopolitics of knowledge, and inter-epistemic dialogue

Decolonising Intercultural Education: Colonial differences, the geopolitics of knowledge, and inter-epistemic dialogue

1st Edition

Robert Aman
January 03, 2019

At the centre of Decolonising Intercultural Education is a simple yet fundamental question: is it possible to learn from the Other? This book argues that many recent efforts to theorise interculturality restrict themselves to a variety of interpretations within a Western framework of knowledge,...

The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools: Lessons from England and China

The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools: Lessons from England and China

1st Edition

Zhenzhen Miao, David Reynolds
December 19, 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...

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

Cinzia Pica-Smith, Rina Manuela Contini, Carmen N. Veloria
November 28, 2018

Europe is a multi-ethnic 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....

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