Comparative Education

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Transforming Higher Education in Asia and Africa

Analyzes twelve strategic planning efforts in higher education in eight countries in Asia and Africa.

Confucianism Reconsidered

Explores the rich potential of Confucianism in American and Chinese classrooms of the twenty-first century.

Teacher and Comrade

By Alan Wieder
Subjects: Education

A biographical/narrative study of oppression, racism, and resistance in twentieth-century South Africa through the life of Richard Dudley, a teacher/politico.

The Structure and Agency of Women's Education

Edited by Mary Ann Maslak
Subjects: Education

Offers research on educational policies, programs, and practices for adolescent girls and young women, from both comparative and international perspectives.

The New Institutionalism in Education

Edited by Heinz-Dieter Meyer & Brian Rowan
Subjects: Education

Gives researchers and policy analysts conceptual tools and empirical assessments to gauge the possibilities for institutional innovation.

Does the Village Still Raise the Child?

Considers the impacts of rapid social, economic, and cultural change on child-rearing and early education in Kenya.

Transnational Competence

Offers the definitive study of United States-Japan educational exchange relationship.

Curriculum Politics, Policy, Practice

Studies the intersections of curriculum politics and policy-making throughout the world.

Adolescent Development and Rapid Social Change

Hungarian and Polish adolescents discuss the recent social, political, and economic transitions in their countries and how these events have impacted their communities, homes, and personal lives.

Educational Knowledge

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.

Teaching About International Conflict and Peace

This book is about international conflict resolution and management.

Children's Play in Diverse Cultures

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 ...

The Constitutional Foundations of World Peace

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 ...

Promising Practices in Teaching Social Responsibility

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 ...

On the Contrary

Edited by Martha Rainbolt & Janet Fleetwood
Subjects: Education

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, ...