Teacher Education in Industrialized Nations: Issues in Changing Social Contexts

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First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Educators examine the social context of teachers, the economics and value of teaching, the role of teachers in relation to government policy and education systems, and other matters affecting teacher education as it becomes woven into the global economy. The eight papers look at Britain, Europe, North America, Japan, and Ukraine. They were prepared for a November 1993 conference at Rutgers University, New Jersey. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword
Foreword
Introduction: Teacher Education as a Global Issue
Ch. 1 Toward a Social Geography of Teacher Education 3
Ch. 2 The Lowly Status of Teacher Education in the United States: The Impact of Markets and the Implications for Reform 41
Ch. 3 Work in Teacher Education: A Current Assessment of U.S. Teacher Education 87
Ch. 4 A Nation at Rest: The Contexts for Change in Teacher Education in Canada 125
Ch. 5 Teacher Education Reform in Japan: Ideological and Control Issues 155
Ch. 6 Ukraine's Reconstructive Process in Education: School Reform, Teacher Education, and School Psychology 195
Ch. 7 Teacher Education and Education Policy in England 225
Ch. 8 Teacher Education and Reform in Western Europe: Sociopolitical Contexts and Actual Reforms 255
Appendix 313
Contributors 319
Name Index 321
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