Globalisation, Ideology and Education Policy Reforms (Hardcover)
Foreword, Preface & Acknowledgements. Introduction. SECTION I: MAIN TRENDS AND ISSUES 1. The Politics of the New History School Textbooks in the Russian Federation; Joseph Zajda. 2. Constructing the Australian School History Curriculum: Ideology, High Politics and the History Wars in the Howard Years; Tony Taylor. 3. Teachers, History Wars and Teaching History Grade 6 in Greece; Stilianos Meselidis. 4. Why Educational Reforms Fail: The emergence and failure of an educational reform: A case Study from Israel; Haim H. Gaziel. 5. Japanese National Curriculum Standards Reform: Integrated Study and its Challenges; Mohammad Reza Sarkar Arani & Keisuke Fukaya. 6. Implementation of Reform Policies: The Issue of Structural and Cultural Discordance; Suseela Malakolunthu. SECTION II: EDUCATION REFORMS: IMPLICATION FOR DEMOCRACY 7. Education in China: The Urban/Rural Disparity Explained; Patricia Ayoroa, Bethany Bailey, Audrey Crossen, & Macleans A.Geo-JaJa. 8. Social Inequality in Education: Investigating the Achievement Gap in Israel; Iris BenDavid- Hadar. 9. Urban and Rural Students' Attitudes to University: Narratives of Difference; Madeleine Mattarozzi Laming. 10. Teachers Surviving to Teach: Implications for Post-Soviet Education and Society in Central Asia; Sarfaroz Niyozov & Duishon Shamatov. 11. The Politics of Education Reforms and Policy Shifts in the Russian Federation; JosephZajda. Index.