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Emergent Issues in Education: Comparative Perspectives / Edition 1

Emergent Issues in Education: Comparative Perspectives / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780791410325
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 07/01/1992
Series: SUNY series, Frontiers in Education Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

Robert F. Arnove is Professor in the School of Education at Indiana University, Bloomington.

Philip G. Altbach is Professor and the late Gail P. Kelly was Professor in the Department of Educational Organization, Administration, and Policy at the State University of New York, Buffalo.

Table of Contents

Robert F. Arnove, Philip G. Altbach, Gail P. Kelly

Part One: Trends in Comparative Education

1. Debates and Trends in Comparative Education
Gail P. Kelly

Part Two: World Trends in Education

2. Compulsory Schooling in the Western Cultural Context
John Boli and Francisco O. Ramirez

3. Patterns in Higher Education Development: Toward the Year 2000
Philip G. Altbach

4. Donor Agencies and Third World Educational Development, 1945–1985
Edward H. Berman

5. Modernization without Westernization: Assessing the Chinese Educational Experience
Ruth Hayhoe

6. The Neo-Conservative Paradigm: Recent Changes in Eastern Europe
Tamas Kozma

Part Three: Theoretical Frameworks

7. Conceptualizing Education and the Drive for Social Equality
Joseph P. Farrell

8. Conceptualizing the Role of Education in the Economy
Peter Easton and Steven Klees

9. Education and the State: From Adam Smith to Perestroika
Martin Carnoy

Part Four: Contemporary Reform Movements and Emergent Issues

10. Reforming Educational Governance: Centralization/Decentralization
Noel F. McGinn

11. Public and Private Sectors in Education in India
Jandhyala B. G. Tilak

12. Comparing National Systems of Secondary School Leaving Examinations
Harold J. Noah and Max A. Eckstein

13. A Cross-National Study of Teachers
Harry Judge

14. Education Reform in Britain and the United States
Miriam David

15. Effective Schools in Comparative Focus
Henry M. Levin

Part Five: Assessing the Outcomes of Reforms

16. Policy Impact of IEA Research
Torsten Husén

17. Education, Women, and Change
Gail P. Kelly

18. National Literacy Campaigns in Historical and Comparative Perspective: Legacies, Lessons, and Issues
Robert F. Arnove and Harvey J. Graff




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