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Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education


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This is a series that offers a global platform to engage scholars in continuous academic debate on key challenges and the latest thinking on issues in the fast growing field of International and Comparative Education.

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Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women: Education, Emancipation and Empowerment

Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women: Education, Emancipation and Empowerment

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Taeko Takayanagi
September 24, 2019

Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women highlights the importance and role of informal education in the emancipation and development of Maasai village women in Kenya. At present, knowledge and research on the impact of informal learning and literacy on community development is limited,...

Parental Involvement Across European Education Systems: Critical Perspectives

Parental Involvement Across European Education Systems: Critical Perspectives

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Angelika Paseka, Delma Byrne
September 10, 2019

This book addresses central questions in regards to parental involvement across European educational systems; exploring the commonalities and differences across European countries and the extent to which current policy and practice pertains to parental involvement inclusive of diversity. Adopting...

50 Years of US Study Abroad Students: Japan as the Gateway to Asia and Beyond

50 Years of US Study Abroad Students: Japan as the Gateway to Asia and Beyond

1st Edition

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Sarah R. Asada
September 02, 2019

Since the 1960s, Japan has been a historical leading study abroad destination for US undergraduate students. This book explores the long-term impacts of study abroad through a lens of knowledge diplomacy and the cultivation of individuals with understanding of the host country and world through...

Education and the Public Sphere: Exploring the Structures of Mediation in Post-Colonial India

Education and the Public Sphere: Exploring the Structures of Mediation in Post-Colonial India

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Suresh Babu G. S.
July 30, 2019

Education and the Public Sphere conceptually and empirically investigates and unfolds several complexities embedded in the educational system in India by exploring it as a site of transforming the public sphere. Bringing together a range of contributions from education and the social sciences, this...

Comparative Perspectives on Refugee Youth Education: Dreams and Realities in Educational Systems Worldwide

Comparative Perspectives on Refugee Youth Education: Dreams and Realities in Educational Systems Worldwide

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Alexander W. Wiseman, Lisa Damaschke-Deitrick, Ericka L. Galegher, Maureen F. Park
June 12, 2019

This volume explores the shared expectations that education is a panacea for the difficulties that refugees and their receiving countries face. This book investigates the ways in which education is both a dream solution as well as a contested landscape for refugee families and students. Using...

The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education

The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education

1st Edition

Mabel Ann Brown
January 17, 2019

The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education explores how increasing migration and population changes are having an unprecedented impact on global education. Given that the number of children of migrant background is growing internationally, there is a need for increasing awareness of the...

Decolonising Intercultural Education: Colonial differences, the geopolitics of knowledge, and inter-epistemic dialogue

Decolonising Intercultural Education: Colonial differences, the geopolitics of knowledge, and inter-epistemic dialogue

1st Edition

Robert Aman
January 03, 2019

At the centre of Decolonising Intercultural Education is a simple yet fundamental question: is it possible to learn from the Other? This book argues that many recent efforts to theorise interculturality restrict themselves to a variety of interpretations within a Western framework of knowledge,...

The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools: Lessons from England and China

The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools: Lessons from England and China

1st Edition

Zhenzhen Miao, David Reynolds
December 19, 2018

The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools: Lessons from England and China provides a unique insight into the mathematics classrooms of these two countries and arrives at a time when the world is eager to know how Chinese learners consistently excel at learning mathematics and...

Social Justice Education in European Multi-ethnic Schools: Addressing the Goals of Intercultural Education

Social Justice Education in European Multi-ethnic Schools: Addressing the Goals of Intercultural Education

1st Edition

Cinzia Pica-Smith, Rina Manuela Contini, Carmen N. Veloria
November 28, 2018

Europe is a multi-ethnic society experiencing a rise of anti-immigration, racist, xenophobic discourses, and right-wing political rhetoric and movements proposing legislation to further solidify structural inequality and institutionalized systems of oppression that fuel educational inequities....

Reforming Education in Developing Countries: From Neoliberalism to Communitarianism

Reforming Education in Developing Countries: From Neoliberalism to Communitarianism

1st Edition

Izhar Oplatka
November 19, 2018

Underpinned in the stream of thought named ‘communitarianism’, Reforming Education in Developing Countries argues that developing countries need educational reforms that are tightly entwined into their cultural, social, and organizational contexts. It questions the applicability of neoliberal...

Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education in Asia: History, Present and Future Issues

Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education in Asia: History, Present and Future Issues

1st Edition

Yasushi Tanaka, Karsten Zegwaard
October 02, 2018

It has been over a century since "Cooperative System of Education," a work-study programme for higher education, was initiated by Herman Schneider at University of Cincinnati in the United States. Today, it is known as "Cooperative Education" which is commonly included within the umbrella term of "...

Educational Choices, Transitions and Aspirations in Europe: Systemic, Institutional and Subjective Challenges

Educational Choices, Transitions and Aspirations in Europe: Systemic, Institutional and Subjective Challenges

1st Edition

Aina Tarabini, Nicola Ingram
June 14, 2018

Educational Choices, Transitions and Aspirations in Europe analyses educational choices and transitions in eight different European countries/regions and provides an engaging means of considering issues of inequality through international comparisons. The book is underpinned by explorations of...

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