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The Resource Education around the world : a comparative introduction, Colin Brock and Nafsika Alexiadou

Education around the world : a comparative introduction, Colin Brock and Nafsika Alexiadou

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Education around the world : a comparative introduction
Title
Education around the world
Title remainder
a comparative introduction
Statement of responsibility
Colin Brock and Nafsika Alexiadou
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brock, Colin
Index
index present
LC call number
LB43
LC item number
.B76 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Education around the world series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comparative education
  • Education
  • Vergleichende Erziehungswissenschaft
  • Comparative education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education comparée
  • Développement de l'éducation
  • Politique de l'éducation
  • Qualité de l'éducation
  • BRICS
  • Europe
  • Monde
Label
Education around the world : a comparative introduction, Colin Brock and Nafsika Alexiadou
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[ch.1] Why is it important: the story so far; What is education for?; Why is education around the world so comparable?; The emergence of comparative education; International education -- [ch.2] The nature of the interdisciplinary field and its development; Introduction; The nature of education: an interdisciplinary field; Factors and sub-disciplines; Dramatis personae; Continuing the story of comparative education; Comparative and international education today; Conclusion -- [ch.3] A global overview: legacies and inertias; Education institutions and complexity; Global convergence of education policies and practices; How can this be explained?; Policy reception and selective adaptation; The international policy problem of 'inclusion' -- [ch.4] Scale, space and place with reference to the United States of America and the world of small states; Introduction; Scale and comparative education enquiry; The case of the USA; The world of the small states; Conclusion -- [ch.5] National and international educational development; Introduction; Human capital theory; Modernization and development; The Washington consensus; Problems and issues -- [ch.6] Europe: issues and comparisons; Introduction; The european and the national in education; Building a european area of education -- [ch.7] Sub-Saharan Africa: Legacies and innovation; Introduction; Cultural and colonial legacies; Education colonialism and conflict in sub-Saharan Africa; Post-conflict realities and responses; Gender, education and development; Teachers as change agents in sub-Saharan Africa; Tertiary education, ICT and sustainable survival; Conclusion -- [ch.8] Rising stars: Brazil, Russia, India and The People's Republic of China (The BRIC states); Introduction; Transition, modernization and reform; Educational inequality and poverty; Higher education and development; Conclusion
Control code
815757627
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 205 pages
Isbn
9781441105011
Lccn
2012040666
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)815757627
Label
Education around the world : a comparative introduction, Colin Brock and Nafsika Alexiadou
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[ch.1] Why is it important: the story so far; What is education for?; Why is education around the world so comparable?; The emergence of comparative education; International education -- [ch.2] The nature of the interdisciplinary field and its development; Introduction; The nature of education: an interdisciplinary field; Factors and sub-disciplines; Dramatis personae; Continuing the story of comparative education; Comparative and international education today; Conclusion -- [ch.3] A global overview: legacies and inertias; Education institutions and complexity; Global convergence of education policies and practices; How can this be explained?; Policy reception and selective adaptation; The international policy problem of 'inclusion' -- [ch.4] Scale, space and place with reference to the United States of America and the world of small states; Introduction; Scale and comparative education enquiry; The case of the USA; The world of the small states; Conclusion -- [ch.5] National and international educational development; Introduction; Human capital theory; Modernization and development; The Washington consensus; Problems and issues -- [ch.6] Europe: issues and comparisons; Introduction; The european and the national in education; Building a european area of education -- [ch.7] Sub-Saharan Africa: Legacies and innovation; Introduction; Cultural and colonial legacies; Education colonialism and conflict in sub-Saharan Africa; Post-conflict realities and responses; Gender, education and development; Teachers as change agents in sub-Saharan Africa; Tertiary education, ICT and sustainable survival; Conclusion -- [ch.8] Rising stars: Brazil, Russia, India and The People's Republic of China (The BRIC states); Introduction; Transition, modernization and reform; Educational inequality and poverty; Higher education and development; Conclusion
Control code
815757627
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 205 pages
Isbn
9781441105011
Lccn
2012040666
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)815757627

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