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Comparative Education In International Context - 03 edition

Comparative Education In International Context (ISBN10: 0130868485; ISBN13: 9780130868480)
ISBN13: 978-0130868480
ISBN10: 0130868485

Summary: For courses in Comparative/International Education.

A welcome addition to the field, this rigorous, scholarly text departs from the traditional viewpoint of educational systems and structural analysis to thoroughly explore comparative education from an issues orientation. Content is built upon analytical frameworks that address four fundamental educational issues: the purposes of schooling, access to and opportunities for education, accountability and auth
ority in education, and educator professionalism. After an introduction to the field and to prevailing theories in educational policy and practice, the text examines each educational issue in relation to two different countries, the better to foster comparison and contrasting.

Features
  • Country overviews in each "issues" chapter--Provide quick reference and brief review.
    • Gives students an informative snapshot of each country's location, demographics, government and politics, and educational processes.
  • Biographical sketch of historical and contemporary comparative educators in each chapter.
...show more
Summary: For courses in Comparative/International Education.

A welcome addition to the field, this rigorous, scholarly text departs from the traditional viewpoint of educational systems and structural analysis to thoroughly explore comparative education from an issues orientation. Content is built upon analytical frameworks that address four fundamental educational issues: the purposes of schooling, access to and opportunities for education, accountability and authority in education, and educator professionalism. After an introduction to the field and to prevailing theories in educational policy and practice, the text examines each educational issue in relation to two different countries, the better to foster comparison and contrasting.

Features
  • Country overviews in each "issues" chapter--Provide quick reference and brief review.
    • Gives students an informative snapshot of each country's location, demographics, government and politics, and educational processes.
  • Biographical sketch of historical and contemporary comparative educators in each chapter.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 03
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Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Year Published: 2003
International: No

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