The Bloomsbury Handbook of Theory in Comparative and International Education (Hardcover)

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Theory in Comparative and International Education By Tavis D. Jules (Editor), Robin Shields (Editor), Matthew A. M. Thomas (Editor) Cover Image

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Theory in Comparative and International Education (Hardcover)

By Tavis D. Jules (Editor), Robin Shields (Editor), Matthew A. M. Thomas (Editor)

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This book offers a practical and approachable overview of central theories in comparative and international education (CIE). The chapters focus in depth on specific theoretical perspectives and seek to elucidate the histories, assumptions, and recent developments of these theories. The chapters also situate the theories within CIE, include specific case studies of theoretical application, and outline suggestions for further reading. Written by leading scholars from around the world, this is must-have reference work for anyone teaching, researching, studying, or working in CIE.

The handbook includes chapters on a diverse collection of theories, including but not limited to: Structural-functionalism, Colonialism/Imperialism, Marxism, Human Capital Theory, Dependency/World Systems Theory, Post-Colonialism, Post-Socialism, Post-Foundationalism, Neo-liberalism, Neo-Institutionalism, Neo-Marxism, Policy Borrowing and Lending, Peace Theories, Human Rights, Constructivism, Racism, Gender, Queer Theory, Social Network Theory, Capabilities Theory, and Cultural Political Econom.
Tavis D. Jules is Associate Professor of Cultural and Educational Policy Studies at Loyola University Chicago, USA. He is the author of Educational Transitions in Post-Revolutionary Spaces (Bloomsbury, 2018). Robin Shields is Professor of Education at the University of Bristol. He is the author of Globalization and International Education (Bloomsbury, 2013) and a co-editor of the Comparative Education Review. Matthew A.M. Thomas is Senior Lecturer in Comparative Education and Sociology of Education at the University of Sydney, Australia. He is co-editor of Examining Teach For All (2020).
Product Details ISBN: 9781350078758
ISBN-10: 1350078751
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: February 25th, 2021
Pages: 512
Language: English