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American Education in Global Society : International and Comparative Perspectives

American Education in Global Society : International and Comparative Perspectives - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1577664048

Cover of American Education in Global Society : International and Comparative Perspectives 2ND 06 (ISBN 978-1577664048)
ISBN13: 978-1577664048
ISBN10: 1577664043
Edition: 2ND 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
Published: 2006
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American Education in Global Society : International and Comparative Perspectives - 2ND 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-1577664048

Gerald L. Gutek

ISBN13: 978-1577664048
ISBN10: 1577664043
Edition: 2ND 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No

Table of Contents

Part I. FOUNDATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
1. Education in a Changing World

The Legacy of World War II: The Cold War / The End of Imperialism and Decolonization / The Advent of the Nuclear Age / The End of the Cold War / New Economic Centers of Power / Rapid Communication and Transportation / Global Environmental Issues / Conflict in the Middle East / The War on Terror / Why There Is a Need for International Education / Conclusion

2. Defining International Education

National Citizenship and a Global Society / Educators' Search for International Understanding / More Contemporary Theories of International Education / Definitions of International Education / Creating a Stipulated Definition of International Education / Conclusion

3. The American Role in International Education: A Historical Perspective

The Insularity of American Education / The U.S. on the World Scene / Idealism and Realism: Two Views of International Relations / Conclusion

4. National and International Security and Education

Recent Events and National Security / Nation-States and National Security / Peace and War / Conclusion

5. Changing Perspectives on International Development and Development Education

A Historical Perspective on Development and Development Education / The Top-Down Model of Development and Development Education / Modernization and Education / Critics of Top-Down Development / Emergence of a New Development Strategy: Bottom-Up Development / Conclusion

6. Globalization and Education

Defining and Situating Globalization / The Intensity of Contemporary Globalization / Globalization and the World Economy / Globalization's Impact on the Nation-State / Educational Implications of Globalization / Conclusion

7. Nationalism, American Exceptionalism, and Ethnonationalism: Implications for Education

Nationalism / Exceptionalism as an Expression of American Nationalism / Ethnonationalism / Nationalism, Ethnonationalism, and Multicultural Education / Conclusion

Part II. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF EDUCATION IN SELECTED NATION-STATES
8. Educational Systems in National Contexts

Why Study Comparative Education? / A Glimpse at the History of Comparative Education / The Problem of Comparability / Characteristics of Education / A National Context / Regionalism / Conclusion

9. Education in the United States: Context and History

Geographic, Demographic, and Sociocultural Contexts / Political Context / Economic Context / Historical Context / Cultural Diversity and American Education / Recent Trends / Conclusion

10. Education in the United States: Administration, Organization, and Structure

The Federal Role in Education / The States' Role in Education / The Local Role in Education / Trends and Alterations in Educational Governance and Organization / Organization and Structure of Schools / Higher Education / Teacher Education / Conclusion

11. Education in the United Kingdom

Geographic, Demographic, and Sociocultural Contexts / Political Context / Economic Context / Historical Context / Governance and Administration of Education / Administration and Organization of Schools / Higher Education / Teachers and Teacher Education / Special and Multicultural Education / Conclusion

12. Education in France

Geographic, Demographic, and Sociocultural Contexts / Political Context / Economic Context / Historical Context / Governance and Administration of Education / Organization and Structure of Schools / Higher Education / Teacher Education / Conclusion

13. Education in the Russian Federation

Geographic, Demographic, and Sociocultural Contexts / Political and Economic Contexts / Historical Context / Restructuring in a Changing Russia / Organization and Structure of Schools / Instructional Innovation / Higher Education / Teacher Education / Conclusion

14. Education in Mexico

Geographic, Demographic, and Sociocultural Contexts / Political Context / Economic Context / Historical Context / Governance and Administration of Education / Organization and Structure of Schools / Higher Education / Teacher Education / Nonformal and Open Education / Conclusion

15. Education in Japan

Geographic, Demographic, and Sociocultural Contexts / Political Context / Economic Context / Historical Context / Schooling and Society / Governance and Administration of Education / Organization and Structure of Schools / Higher Education / Conclusion

16. Education in the People's Republic of China

Geographic, Demographic, and Sociocultural Contexts / Political Context / Economic Context / Historical Context / The Four Modernizations / Organization and Structure of Schools / Higher Education / Conclusion

17. Education in India

Geographic and Demographic Contexts / Sociocultural Context / Political Context / Economic Context / Historical Context / Governance and Administration of Education / Organization and Structure of Schools / Higher Education / Nonformal Education / Conclusion

18. Education in Nigeria

Geographic and Demographic Contexts / Sociocultural Context / Political Context / Economic Context / Historical Context / Organization and Structure of Schools / Conclusion

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