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International handbook of urban education

Author: William T Pink
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2007.
Series: Springer international handbooks of education, Vol. 19; Springer international handbooks of education, vol. 19
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on the interrogation of both the social and political factors that lead to different problem posing and subsequent solutions within each region.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William T Pink
ISBN: 9781402051982 1402051980
OCLC Number: 602289678
Description: 2 Bde : Ill., graph. Darst.
Contents: Africa.- Urban Education in Africa: Section Editors' Introduction.- Urbanization and Schooling in Africa: Trends, Issues, and Challenges from Ghana during the Colonial Era.- Language Education in Cameroon: From the Colonial Era to the 21st Century.- The Politics of National Culture and Urban Education Reforms in Post-Independent Zimbabwe.- Reforming the City School in South Africa: Mapping the History from Apartheid Durban to Post-Apartheid eThekwini.- Urban Primary Schooling in Malawi: Opportunities and Challenges.- Ethnicity, Politics, and State Resource Allocation: Explaining Educational Inequalities in Kenya.- Dimensions of Diversity: Educating Urban Township Learners, a Case of Umlazi Township School in Durban, South Africa.- The Middle School Climate in Senegal: The Case of the Diourbel Middle School1.- Urban Education Differentials and Marginalization: The Case of Educating the Youth in Nairobi's Informal Settlements.- Asia Pacific.- Urban Education in Asia Pacific: Section Editors'Introduction.- Urban-Rural Disparities in Educational Equality: China's Pressing Challenge in a Context of Economic Growth and Political Change.- Equity and Social Justice in Australian Education Systems: Retrospect and Prospect.- The Urban and the Peripheral: New Challenges for Education in the Pacific.- Ducked or Bulldozed? Education of Deprived Urban Children in India.- Withering the State? Globalization Challenges and Changing Higher Education Governance in East Asia.- Madrasah and Muslim Education: Its Interface with Urbanization.- Women in East Asian Education and Society: Whose Gains in Whose Perspectives?.- Framing Lives: Longitudinal Research on Life Planning and Pathways in Singapore.- New Urban Terrains: Literacies, World Kids, and Teachers.- Western Europe.- Urban Education in Europe: Section Editors'Introduction.- Globalisation and Glocalisation in Northern Spain: Urban Education, Ethnicity and Multicultural Issues.- School Differentiation and Segregation in the Parisian Periphery: An Analysis of Urban Schools' Logics of Action and their Effects.- Urban Citizenship.- Territorial Stigmatisation, Hip Hop and Informal Schooling.- Between the Road and the Town: An Ethnographic Study of the Education of Traveling Attractionists.- The Limits of Compensatory Education in Spain: A Comparative Analysis of Some Autonomous Governments.- Dutch Urban Schools and Teachers' Professionalism.- Urban Regions and their Potential for Teacher Education: The Hamburg Example.- Latin America.- Urban Education in Latin America: Section Editor's Introduction.- History of Brazilian Urban Education: Space and Time in Primary Schools.- Learning Cycles: Transition Policies for a New Logic of Compulsory Schooling in Brazil.- School Failure and Public Schools: Theoretical and Pedagogical Challenges in Brazil.- Chilean Educational Reform: The Intricate Balance Between a Macro and Micro Policy.- Public Policies and Educational Equity in the City of Bogota.- Primary Education: Changing Mainstay of Uruguay.- Educational Policies and Realities: Teachers' Initial Education in Mexico.- Learning to Work in an Industrial Mexican City in Transition (1990-2000).- The Fragmented Composition of the Argentinean Educational System.- North America.- Urban Education in North America: Section Editor's Introduction.- Imagining the Urban: The Politics of Race, Class, and Schooling.- Persuasive, Pervasive, and Limiting: How Causal Explanations Shape Urban Educational Research and Practice.- The New Immigrants: Shaping the Urban Educational Landscape.- Urban Schooling in Suburban Contexts: Exploring the Immigrant Factor in Urban Education.- Urban School Reform: To What End?.- Success Stories in Urban Education: A Critical Look at the Ethic of Care in Programs, Projects, and Strategies that Work from the Classroom to Community.- Rebuilding Schools, Restoring Communities: A Vision of Urban Educational Evaluation.- United Kingdom.- Urban Education in the United Kingdom: Section Editors' Introduction.- History of Urban Education in the United Kingdom.- Urban Education Theory Revisited: From the Urban Question to End of Millennium.- Combating Racism in Schooling: A Critical Perspective on Contemporary Policy and Practice.- Reforming Urban Education Systems.- Urban Learning and the Need for Varied Urban Curricula and Pedagogies.- Leading Schools in High Poverty Neighborhoods: The National College for School Leadership and Beyond.- Urban School Improvement.- Urban Schools: Performance, Competition and Collaboration.- The Governance of Urban Education in the UK: A Public, Private or Partnership Future?.- Multi-Agency Working in Urban Education and Social Justice.- Future Directions for Urban Education in the UK.- Coda.- Coda: An Urban Education Dystopia.- Urban Education Dystopia, 2050.- Urban Education Dystopia, 2050: A Response from Africa.- Urban Education Dystopia, 2050: A Response from the Asia Pacific.- Urban Education Dystopia, 2050: A Response from Europe.- Urban Education Dystopia, 2050: A Response from Latin America.- Urban Education Dystopia, 2050: A Response from North America.- Urban Education Dystopia, 2050: A Response from the United Kingdom.
Series Title: Springer international handbooks of education, Vol. 19; Springer international handbooks of education, vol. 19
Responsibility: editors, William T. Pink and George W. Noblit.

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