Re-Imagining Comparative Education: Postfoundational Theories and Applications for Critical Times / Edition 1

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415948173
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/16/2004
  • Series: Reference Books in International Education Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Ninnes is Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at University of New England, Armidale, Australia and the President of the Australian and New Zealand Comparative and International Education Society.
Sonia Mehta is a doctoral candidate in Comparative Education, Educational Leadership and Policy, SUNY Buffalo, New York.

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Table of Contents

Introduction : re-imagining comparative education
1 A meander through the maze : comparative education and postfoundational studies 1
2 'Post' cards from a pedagogical edge 19
3 Critical discourse analysis and comparative education 43
4 Deconstructing educational discourse in Kiribati : postcolonial encounters 63
5 State, education and citizenship discourses, and the construction of gendered identities in Pakistan 85
6 Native speaker discourses : power and resistance in postcolonial teaching of English to speakers of other languages 107
7 Making the twenty-first century quality teacher : a postfoundational comparative approach 129
8 Power and knowledge in comparative perspective : the Lysenko affair 153
9 School photographs as tension : reflections about using photographs in comparative educational research 167
10 Postcolonial theory in and for comparative education 181
11 A postcolonial rereading of the contemporary internationalization movement of Japanese education : the construction of 'Japaneseness' in a globalized world 201
12 Third-space/identity montage and international adult educators 225
13 Post-development theory and comparative education 241
14 Mapping diverse perspectives on school decentralization : the global debate and the case of Argentina 255
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