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

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

ISBN: 978-1-4411-0501-1
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month:
Table of Contents

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.

Share this

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