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Critical approaches to comparative education : vertical case studies from Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas / edited by Frances Vavrus and Lesley Bartlett.


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1st ed. - New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
  • Book
  • xvii, 263 p. ; 22 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-252) and index.
  • PART I: APPROPRIATING EDUCATIONAL POLICIES AND PROGRAMS Localizing No Child Left Behind: Supplemental Educational Services (SES) in New York City The Decalage and Bricolage of Higher Education Policymaking in an Inter/national System: The Unintended Consequences of Participation in the 1992 Senegalese CNES Reform AIDS and Edutainment: Inter/National Health Education in Tanzanian Secondary Schools PART II: EXPLORING PARTICIPATION IN INTER/NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT DISCOURSE Questioning Participation: Exploring Discourses and Practices of Community Participation in Education Reform in Tanzania Living Participation: Considering the Promise and Politics of Participatory Educational Reforms in Brazil Transformative Teaching in Restrictive Times: Engaging Teacher Participation in Small School Reform during an Era of Standardization PART III: EXAMINING THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF DIVERSITY 'Migration Nation': Intercultural Education and Anti-Racism as Symbolic Violence in Celtic Tiger Ireland 'Don't You Want Your Child to Be Better than You?': Enacting Ideologies and Contesting Intercultural Policy in Peru Citizenship and Belonging in an Age of Insecurity: Pakistani Immigrant Youth in New York City PART IV: MANAGING CONFLICT THROUGH INTER/NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION The Relief-Development Transition: Sustainability and Educational Support in Post-Conflict Settings Perpetuated Suffering: Social Injustice in Liberian Teachers' Lives Positioning Arabic in Schools: Language Policy, National Identity, and Development in Contemporary Lebanon.
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Publisher's Summary:
This book unites a dynamic group of scholars who examine linkages among local, national, and international levels of educational policy and practice.
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Vavrus, Frances Katherine.
Bartlett, Lesley.
International & development education.

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