The work and lives of teachers a global perspective

The Work and Lives of Teachers offers a simple but original argument: that the cultural attitudes toward the teaching profession measurably influence how students perform. Cohen uses both ethnographic portraits and personal accounts from teachers for several countries to explore the meaning and valu...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Cohen, Rosetta Marantz
Format: eBook
Published: New York Cambridge University Press 2017
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Teaching on Earth: introduction; 1. Finland: autonomy and respect Annukka Suonio; 2. Taiwan: tradition and change Feng-juan Kuo; 3. Greece: a week of austerity Vasiliki Michailidou; 4. Azerbaijan: teaching in the shadow of war Gulnaz Haciyeva; 5. France: defending rigor Laurence Manfrini; 6. Chile: revolution and resignation Mauricio Ramirez; 7. America: diversity and a passion for leadership Bonnie Fineman; 8. The teacher in comparative perspective; 9. Teachers in their own words