Introduction to Comparative and International Education (Hardback)
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Introduction to Comparative and International Education (Hardback)

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Hardback 240 Pages / Published: 23/10/2014
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Comparative and international education is an increasingly important area of study. This book introduces major themes surrounding globalisation and education, giving you a nuanced understanding of key debates, thinkers and sources of information.

Important theories and research exploring how globalisation has influenced educational practice are critically examined, providing you with an understanding of relevant social, economic, historical and cultural factors. Coverage includes:

Case studies from around the world raising thought-provoking questions on chapter topicsHow to undertake research using significant secondary sources of comparative international data (including OECD, PISA, TIMMS)The relationship between development, education and inequalityThe purpose and role of multicultural and citizenship educationGender and education in a global context

This is essential reading for students on undergraduate Education Studies degrees, and for similar courses covering comparative and international education.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9781446273197
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 1000 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 18 mm


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'This book is written in a very accessible style and offers an excellent introduction to the field of comparative and international education. The chapters are well organised and the case studies presented within them are invaluable in extending the understanding of the issues discussed. This book is a must read for those who are genuinely interested in this field.' -- Dr Feng Su

'This book is written in a very accessible style and offers an excellent introduction to the field of comparative and international education... A must read for those who are genuinely interested in this field.'

-- Dr Feng Su

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