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Introduction to Comparative and International Education

Introduction to Comparative and International Education

Third Edition

May 2024 | 272 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This book introduces major themes surrounding comparative and international education, giving you a nuanced understanding of key debates, and thinkers, and the tools necessary to conduct comparisons using secondary sources. Social, economic, historical, and cultural factors are examined in order to investigate the varied contexts in which education takes place around the globe.

This new edition includes:

  • New case studies touching on contemporary issues from decolonising the curriculum to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on education
  • A new introduction outlining the features of the book and how to use them
  • Updated educational data from around the world and new links to external resources
Dr Jennifer Marshall is Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Derby.

Part I Comparative Education
Chapter 1: An introduction to comparative education
Chapter 2: How are comparisons made?
Chapter 3: Culture and education
Chapter 4: Economic, political, social and historical contexts for comparison
Chapter 5: Education and the developing world
Chapter 6: Gender and education
Part II International Education
Chapter 7: Understanding international education
Chapter 8: Globalisation and education
Chapter 9: Global citizenship education
Chapter 10: Multicultural education
Chapter 11: International schools
Chapter 12: Internationalisation of higher education

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