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- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 44.95
An ethnographic study of a school and community in East Africa focusing on the role school plays in the development of children's identity and relationships to their parents and community, as well as in the development of the region. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 59.95
An interdisciplinary and engaging book which looks at the nature of Indian society since Independence and unpacks what post-colonialism means to Indian citizens. Using the case study of the Doon School, a famous boarding school for boys, and one of the leading educational institutions in India, the author argues that to be post-colonial in India is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
The controversy over official state-approved history textbooks in Japan, which omit or play down many episodes of Japan?s occupation of neighbouring countries during the Asia-Pacific War (1931-1945), and which have been challenged by critics who favour more critical, peace and justice perspectives, goes to the heart of Japan?s sense of itself as a... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 95.00
The first critical ethnography of bilingual education in Japan. Based on fieldwork at five different schools, this examines the role of schools in the unequal distribution of bilingualism as cultural capital. It argues that schooling gives children unequal access to bilingualism thus socializing them into different futures. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95
Distance and Blended Learning in Asia is a unique and comprehensive overview of open, distance learning (ODL) and information and communication technology (ICT) in Asian education and training. Broad in coverage, this book critically examines ODL and ICT experiences from Japan to Turkey and from Sri Lanka to Mongolia ? drawing conclusions from the... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99
This study is based on research on secondary textbook and school library provision in Botswana, Cameroon, Cote dIvoire, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Togo, as well as existing recent country reports on textbook provision and an extensive desk research. Considerable variations exist in Sub-Saharan African textbook requirements needed... more...
- SAGE India 2004; US$ 24.95
This important volume takes stock of the Total Literacy Campaign (TLC), assessing both its successes and failures in order to draw lessons for the future. Based on detailed first-hand evaluations of the TLC in six districts located in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Jharkhand and Rajasthan, it adopts a fresh approach using in-depth interviews... more...
- Woodslane Press 2011; US$ 13.99
The first new biography of Lachlan Macquarie in decades, this book draws on a wealth of sources, both in Australia and overseas, to paint a picture of the man and his times. It must be seen as one of the great ironies of Australian history that as far as the British Government was concerned he failed in his duty as Governor of New South Wales - as... more...