Comparative Education : Continuing Traditions, New Challenges, and New Paradigms

At the beginning of the 21st century, new features have emerged within the field of comparative education. Some of these features result from new technologies, while others reflect political transitions and the forces of globalisation. The field embraces new insights on cultures, and scholars are ex...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Bray, Mark (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2003, 2003
Edition:1st ed. 2003
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Tradition, Change, and the Role of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies
  • Conceptual and Methodological Approaches
  • The Future of Comparative and International Education in a Globalised World
  • Appropriation, Appreciation, Accommodation: Indigenous Wisdoms and Knowledges in Higher Education
  • Comparative Education in a Microcosm: Methodological Insights from the International Schools Sector in Hong Kong
  • Political Forces and Comparative Education
  • A Decade of Transformation: Educational Policies in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Decentralisation and Educational Reform in Siberia and the Russian Far East
  • Lifelong Learning and Adult Education: Russia meets the West
  • Approaches to Global Education in the United States, England and Japan
  • Primary Schooling in China and India: Understanding how Sociocontextual Factors Moderate the Role of the State
  • Cultures in Comparative Perspective
  • Cultural and School-Grade Differences in Korean and White American Children’s Narrative Skills
  • Childhood Ideology in the United States: A Comparative Cultural View
  • Social Hierarchy and Group Solidarity: The Meanings of Work and Vocation/Profession in the Chinese Context and their Implications for Vocational Education
  • What Children have Lost by the Modernisation of Education: A Comparison of Experiences in Western Europe and Eastern Asia