Education Around the World: Education Around the World: A Comparative Introduction

Editor: Brock, Colin
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Bloomsbury

Single-User Purchase Price: $115.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $172.50
ISBN: 978-1-4411-0501-1
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Available
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From Europe and the USA to Sub-Saharan Africa and the emerging economic powers of Brazil, China and India, this book is an essential one-volume guide to the major issues in comparative and international education today and the insights that rigorous and appropriate study can offer for education provision, policy and practice.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • 1 Why it is Important: The Story so far
  • 2 The Nature of the Interdisciplinary Field and its Development
  • 3 A Global Overview: Legacies and Inertias
  • 4 Scale, Space and Place with Reference to The United States of America and The World of Small States
  • 5 National and International Educational Development
  • 6 Europe: Issues and Comparisons
  • 7 Sub-Saharan Africa: Legacies and Innovations
  • 8 Rising Stars: Brazil, Russia, India and The People's Republic of China (The BRIC States)
  • References