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The Comparative Education Reader
     

The Comparative Education Reader

by Edward R, Beauchamp
 

ISBN-10: 0415930367

ISBN-13: 9780415930369

Pub. Date: 11/14/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Organized topically rather than theoretically, this well-rounded and thorough collection brings together some of the top scholars in the field, providing a readable text for introductory comparative education students.

Overview

Organized topically rather than theoretically, this well-rounded and thorough collection brings together some of the top scholars in the field, providing a readable text for introductory comparative education students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415930369
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/14/2002
Series:
Reference Books in International Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
646
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction

Edward B. Beauchamp Introduction to Comparative Education

Part I. Ways of Thinking about Comparative Education

Chapter 1 Robert Cowen Comparing Futures or Comparing Pasts?

Chapter 2 Rolland Paulston, A Spatial Turn in Comparative Education Constructing a Social Cartography of Difference

Chapter 3 Zebun N. Ahmed Mapping Rural Women's Perspectives on Nonformal Educational Experiences

Chapter 4 Ronald Price Comparative Education Redefined?

Chapter 5 Edmund King Education Revised for a World in Transformation

Part II. Equity and Justice in Education

Chapter 6 Robin J. Burns and Robert Aspeslagh Peace Education and the Comparative Study of Education

Chapter 7 M.K. Bacchus Education for Development and Social Justice in the Third World

Chapter 8 Irving Epstein Reflections Upon Issues of Class and Inequality in Chinese Education

Chapter 9 Lynn Ilon The Effects of International Economic Trends on Gender Equality in Schooling

Chapter 10 Cynthia B. Lloyd, Barbara S. Mensch, and Wesley H. Clark The Effects of Primary School Quality on School Dropout Among Kenyan Girls and Boys

Chapter 11 Cheng Kai-mingQualitative Research and Educational Policy-Making: Approaching the Reality in Developing Countries

Chapter 12 Cheng Kai-ming Can Educational Values Be Borrowed?

Chapter 13 Abby Rubin Riddell Reforms of Educational Efficiency and Quality in Developing Countries: An Overview

Chapter 14 K.M. Lewin Education in Emerging Asia: Patterns, Policies, and the Future in the 21st Century

Chapter 15 Rasma Karlins Ethnic Integrationand School Policies in Latvia

Part IV. Teachers and Teaching

Chapter 16 Jayne Howell "This Job is Harder Than It Looks": Rural Oaxacan Women Explain Why They Became Teachers

Chapter 17 Maria Nagy Teacher Training in Central Europe: Recent Developments

Chapter 18 R. Kh. Gil'Meeva The Teacher's Professionalism in the Sociological Dimension

Chapter 19 Alan Reid, Faye McCallum and Rosie Dobbins Teachers as Political Actors

Chapter 20 Hua Yang Work Roles and Norms for Teachers in Japan and the United States

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