Critical Approaches to Comparative Education (Innbundet)

Vertical Case Studies from Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas

Serie: International and Development Education 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 263
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: International and Development Education
ISBN/EAN: 9780230615977
Omtale Critical Approaches to Comparative Education
This book unites a dynamic group of scholars who examine linkages among local, national, and international levels of educational policy and practice. Utilizing multi-sited, ethnographic approaches, the essays explore vertical interactions across diverse levels of policy and practice while prompting horizontal comparisons across twelve sites in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas. The vertical case studies focus on a range of topics, including participatory development, the politics of culture and language, neoliberal educational reforms, and education in post-conflict settings. Editors Vavrus and Bartlett contribute to comparative theory and practice by demonstrating the advantages of thinking vertically.

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