Comparative and International Education: An Introduction to Theory, Method, and Practice (Paperback)
This revised and updated second edition of Comparative and International Education: An Introduction to Theory, Method and Practice provides a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the key themes, definitions and approaches in this important field. It covers the history, theory, and methods of comparative and international education, as well as the relationship with education and national development, and outlines what we can learn from comparative studies. Clear explanations are complemented with examples of real research in the field including work on policy borrowing, learner-centred pedagogy and university internationalization.
David Phillips is Emeritus Professor of Comparative Education at the University of Oxford, UK, and an Emeritus Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, UK. Michele Schweisfurth is Professor of Comparative and International Education at the University of Glasgow, UK. She was Chair of the British Association for International and Comparative Education from 2010-12 and is Editor of the journal Comparative Education.