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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
This discussion of Cuba's international policies in education shows how Cuba shares its educational resources with other countries. The postcolonial critique underlying the book explores Cuba's role in relation to how the disengagement from colonial legacies in education is taking place in many countries. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 64.99
Editors Robert F. Arnove and Carlos Alberto Torres, along with new coeditor Stephen Franz, have assembled the key scholars in comparative education, bringing a new edition of their groundbreaking book. To be used in graduate courses in comparative education, the new edition retains the same accessible layout and style, but is updated throughout,... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95
Gary McCulloch examines the legacy of Brian Simon, who was the leading and best known historian of education in the United Kingdom. He discusses the significance of Simon's own relationship with the Institute of Education and outlines ways of building on Simon's legacy to the history of education in the changing society of the twenty-first century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
This study gives a comprehensive account of the evolution of the educational system in Modern Egypt, set against the events of the last twenty five years. From the Revolution of 1952, which saw the breakdown of the party system, seen as ?sham democracy?, to the re-adoption of the party system in 1976, the Egyptian government has searched for an ideal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00
Egyptian education is a central, social and economic force in the Middle East. For hundreds of years Al Azhar University has been the centre of Islamic thinking and education. More recently Egypt became the leader in secular education as Mohammed Ali established the first medical, veterinarian, engineering and accounting schools in the Middle East.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
For centuries, the idea of collegiality has been integral to the British understanding of higher education. This book examines how its values are being restructured in response to the 21st-century pressures of massification and managerialism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Konrad Koerner, a leading historian of linguistics, has long said that an academic field cannot be considered to have matured until it has history as one of its subfields. The history of linguistics is a growing area, having come into its own in the 1960s, especially after Noam Chomsky looked for historical roots for his work. In contrast, the history... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
Drawing on a wide variety of traditions and methods in historical studies, from the humanities and social sciences both, this volume considers the questions, methods, goals, and frameworks historians of education from a wide variety of countries use to create the study of the history of education. more...