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  • Affirmative Action in China and the U.S.by Minglang Zhou; Ann Maxwell Hill

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00

    This volume is the first to comprehensively examine Chinese's affirmative action policies in the critical area of minority education, the most important conduit to employment and economic success in the PRC after the economic reforms begun in the late 1970s. more...

  • The Athens of West Africaby Daniel J. Jr. Paracka

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book is about Fourah Bay College (FBC) and its role as an institution of higher learning in both its African and international context. The study traces the College's development through periods of missionary education (1816-1876), colonial education (1876-1938), and development education (1938-2001). more...

  • Behind the Gateby Fabio Lanza

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 59.99

    On Sunday, May 4, 1919, thousands of students protested the Versailles treaty in Beijing. Seventy years later, another generation demonstrated in Tiananmen Square; climbing the Monument of the People's Heroes, these protestors stood against a relief of their predecessors, and merged with their own mythology while consciously deploying their activism.... more...

  • Bilingual Education in Chinaby Anwei Feng

    Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 59.95

    Compares and contrasts two strands of bilingualism in China, one for minority nationality groups, the other for majority. This volume examines the history, policy, philosophy, politics, provision and practice in bilingual, trilingual or multilingual education involving Mandarin Chinese, English, and minority languages. more...

  • Britain's Educational Reformby Mike Howarth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This book questions many of Britain's idiosyncratic attitudes towards education. Dimensions missing from Britain's recent reforms, but present in Japan are highlighted. The author argues that Britain could learn a lot from Japan in order to improve education and vocational training considerably. more...

  • The Challenge of Expanding Secondary Education and Training in Madagascarby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    This report, produced with the help of Madagascar’s national education team in 2006-07, is designed to contribute to ongoing education reform discussions. It analyzes the constraints to system expansion and presents possible next steps for an appropriate course of action. This report aims to encourage discussion among policymakers, stakeholders... more...

  • Cheche: Reminiscences of a Radical Magazineby Karim Hirji

    Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2010; US$ 27.55

    Cheche, a radical, socialist student magazine at the University of Dares Salaam, first came out in 1969. Featuring incisive analyses of key societal issues by prominent progressives, it gained national and international recognition in a short while. Because it was independent of authority, and spoke without fear or favor, it was banned after just a... more...

  • Chinaby Prof. Yin Cheong Cheng

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This is a dedicated issue of Chinese authors.The six papers here cover new initiatives/reforms in China and are presented by staff based either at Beijing Normal University or Hong Kong Institute of Education (with one joint author from Queensland University of Technology, Australia) more...

  • China's Universities, 1895-1995by Ruth Hayhoe

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Community Schools in Africaby Deborah Glassman; Chloe O'Gara; Kristin Helmore; Jordan Naidoo; Fred Wood

    Springer US 2007; US$ 119.00

    Over the past decade, community schools similar to those supported by Save the Children have been established in many developing countries, and especially in sub-Saharan Africa. As large numbers of children attend schools started and managed by their own communities and/or by nongovernmental organizations, questions have come up about the impact of... more...