The Political Economy of Schooling in Cambodia: Issues of Quality and Equity

The Political Economy of Schooling in Cambodia: Issues of Quality and Equity

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The Political Economy of Schooling in Cambodia: Issues of Quality and Equity by Yuto Kitamura

In the most in-depth look at education in Cambodia to date, scholars long engaged in research on Cambodia provide historical context and unpack key issues of high relevance to Cambodia and other developing countries as they expand and modernize their education systems and grapple with challenges to providing a quality and equitable education.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137455994
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 10/25/2015
Series: International and Development Education
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 245
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Thomas Zimmermann, University of Kassel, Germany Bunchhay Ang, Hiroshima University, Japan William C. Brehm, University of Hong Kong Makiko Hayashi, Waseda University, Japan Yukiko Hirakawa, Hiroshima University, Japan Takayo Ogisu, Michigan State University, USA Boret Heng, Hiroshima University, Japan Fata No, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia Naoki Umemiya, Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; Chhinh Sitha, D. Brent Edwards Jr., James H. Williams, and Yuto Kitamura
2. The Backstory of Education in Cambodia; Takayo Ogisu and James H. Williams
3. Getting to the Decision-Making Table in Educational Governance: The Emergence of Cambodian Civil Society within the 'New Global Geometry of Power'; D. Brent Edwards Jr. and William C. Brehm
4. Pedagogy in Cambodian Schools: A Logic that Governs Teaching and Learning; Takayo Ogisu
5. Policy Intention versus Policy Implementation: Disparities in Equity and Diversity in Inclusive Education in Cambodia; Makiko Hayashi and D. Brent Edwards Jr.
6.The Structures and Agents Enabling Educational Corruption in Cambodia: Shadow Education and the Business of Examinations; William C. Brehm
7.Does Students' Gender Matter? Parents' Educational Expectations, Their Determinants and Consequences in Explaining Students' Dropout in an Area in Cambodia; Thomas Zimmermann and James H. Williams
8.The Complexity of Continuation: A Narrative Perspective on Student Transition and Dropout from Primary to Lower Secondary School in Cambodia; D. Brent Edwards Jr., Thomas Zimmermann, Chhinh Sitha, James H. Williams, and Yuto Kitamura
9. Higher Education in Cambodia: Expansion and Quality Improvement; James H. Williams, Yuto Kitamura, and C. Sopcheak Keng
10. Who Wants to Teach in Cambodia?; James H. Williams, Yuto Kitamura, Takayo Ogisu, and Thomas Zimmermann
11. Quality of Education and Research in Cambodian Higher Education Institutions; Yuto Kitamura, Naoki Umemiya, Yasushi Hirosato, and Sam Sideth Dy
12. The Way Forward for Education Reform in Cambodia; Chhinh Sitha

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