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Comparative education : the dialectic of the global and the local

Author: Robert F Arnove; Carlos Alberto Torres
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Comparative Education examines the common problems facing education systems around the world as the result of global economic, social, and cultural forces. Issues related to the governance,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert F Arnove; Carlos Alberto Torres
ISBN: 9780742559851 0742559858 9780742559844 074255984X
OCLC Number: 122973968
Description: vi, 419 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: reframing comparative education: the dialectic of the global and the local / Robert F. Arnove --
Technocracy, uncertainty, and ethics: comparative education in an era of postmodernity and globalization / Anthony Welch --
Institutionalizing international influence / Joel Samoff --
The state, social movements, and educational reform / Raymond A. Morrow and Carlos Alberto Torres --
Culture and education / Vandra Lea Masemann --
The question of identity from a comparative education perspective / Christine Fox --
Equality of education: a half-century of comparative evidence seen from a new millennium / Joseph P. Farrell --
Women's education in the twenty-first century: balance and prospects / Nelly P. Stromquist --
Control of education: issues and tensions in centralization and decentralization / Mark Bray --
Beyond schooling: the role of adult and community education in postcolonial change / Anne Hickling-Hudson --
The political economy of educational reform in Australia, England, and the United States / Edward H. Berman, Simon Marginson, Rosemary Preston, and Robert F. Arnove --
Higher education restructuring in the era of globalization: toward a heteronomous model? / Daniel Schugurensky --
Education in Latin America: dependency, underdevelopment, and inequality / Robert Arnove, Stephen Franz, Marcela Mollis, and Carlos Alberto Torres --
Education in Asia: globalization and its effects / John N. Hawkins --
Education in the Middle East: challenges and opportunities / Rachel Christina, with Golnar Mehran and Shabana Mir --
Russia and Eastern Europe / Maria Bucur and Ben Eklof --
Education for all in Africa: still a distant dream / Joel Samoff, with Bidemi Carrol --
Comparative education: the dialectics of globalization and its discontents / Carlos Alberto Torres.
Responsibility: [edited by] Robert F. Arnove and Carlos Alberto Torres.
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