Explores the varying influence of foreign policy recommendations on education reforms in Chile, Argentina, and Colombia.
Questions universities’ increasing reliance on market-oriented metrics to determine their strategic directions and gauge faculty productivity.
Analyzes twelve strategic planning efforts in higher education in eight countries in Asia and Africa.
Explores the rich potential of Confucianism in American and Chinese classrooms of the twenty-first century.
A biographical/narrative study of oppression, racism, and resistance in twentieth-century South Africa through the life of Richard Dudley, a teacher/politico.
Offers research on educational policies, programs, and practices for adolescent girls and young women, from both comparative and international perspectives.
Gives researchers and policy analysts conceptual tools and empirical assessments to gauge the possibilities for institutional innovation.
Highlights the struggles of a group of women from rural Kenya to provide educational opportunities for their children.
Considers the impacts of rapid social, economic, and cultural change on child-rearing and early education in Kenya.
Studies the intersections of curriculum politics and policy-making throughout the world.
An examination of educational reform and change throughout the world, focusing on how issues of power and governance within states affect school practice and policy-making.
This book is about international conflict resolution and management.
Education, Empowerment, and Control is about the education of the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel from the establishment of the state of Israel to the present. Using a comparative approach, the study ...
This book illuminates play as a universal and culture-specific activity. It provides needed information about the behavior of children in diverse cultural contexts as well as about the play of children ...
This book is by, for, and about teachers. It is a showcase for the innovative practices that teachers have found most effective in teaching social responsibility. The authors offer a rare discussion of ...
This book shows how significant a worldwide constitutional framework can be, both analytically and politically, in efforts to achieve a just and lasting peace. The authors are careful to avoid the pitfalls ...
On The Contrary contains a balance of writings by men and women. The essays are presented in pairs, a man and a woman writing on each topic. This balanced juxtaposition allows students to discuss, think, ...