Introduction to comparative and international education
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.
Fully updated throughout, this second edition includes: A new 'Key concepts' feature explaining essential ideas and principles Additional case studies from non-Western education systems Updated statistical data highlighting educational and demographic trends This is essential reading for students on undergraduate Education Studies degrees, and for similar courses covering comparative and international education.
Jennifer Marshall is Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Derby.