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- DescriptionCultural and spiritual resources are arguably essential to achievement of educational goals, both as ecomic and political initiatives and as human rights. This book addresses questions surrounding education and inter-cultural understanding in a broad global framework.
- Author BiographyRobert F. Arnove, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Indiana University/Bloomington, is an Honorary Fellow and past President of the Comparative Education Society (CIES). Yeow Tong Chia is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney. Irving Epstein is Associate Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Educational Studies at Illinois Wesleyan University. Joseph P. Farrell is Professor Emeritus of Comparative and International Education at the OISE/UT, where he has served on graduate faculty since 1968. Ruth Hayhoe is a Professor at OISE/UT. Her professional engagements in Asia have spanned 30 years, including Foreign Expert at Fudan University in Shanghai 1980-1982; Head of the Cultural Section of the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, 1989-1991; Visiting Professor at Nagoya University in 1996; and Director of the Hong Kong Institute of Education, 1997-2002. Hongcai Wang holds the position of Professor of Education at Xiamen University, where he is the Director of Educational Theory Studies. Wing On Lee is Dean of Education Research at the National Institute of Education, Singapore, and is currently President of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies. Karen Mundy is an Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair at OISE/UT. Her award winning research has focused on the politics of international education assistance in the developing world, educational reform in Africa, the role of civil society advocacy in educational systems, and the issue of global education in North American schools. David Post teaches comparative education and sociology of education at The Pennsylvania State University. Haiyan Qiang is Professor of Comparative Education on the Faculty of Education, South China Normal University, in Guangzhou, China, and holds the post of Associate Director of the Centre for Women's Studies in the same institution. Heidi Ross is Director of the East Asian Studies Center and Professor of Educational Policy Studies at Indiana University. Vilma Seeberg is Associate Professor for International/Intercultural Education at Kent State University. Yimin Wang is a Doctoral Candidate in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department with a concentration in International and Comparative Education at Indiana University. Rui Yang is Associate Professor and Assistant Dean (Research Projects and Centres), Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong. Qiang Zha is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education, York University. Ningsha Zhong received her PhD degree at OISE/UT, and is currently affiliated with the University of Toronto.
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication05/12/2012
- SubjectEducation & Teaching
- Series TitleInternational and Development Education
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Notebiography
- Weight535 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Edited byKaren Mundy,Qiang Zha
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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