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Discourse Formation in Comparative Education (Comparative Studies Series, Bd. 10.)

Discourse Formation in Comparative Education (Comparative Studies Series, Bd. 10.)

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ISBN-13: 

9780820460543


ISBN: 

0820460540


Edition:  2nd Rev
Publisher:  Peter Lang Pub Inc
Summary: New theories and theory-based methodological approaches have found their way into Comparative Education - just as into Comparative Social Science more generally - in increasing number in the recent past. The essays of this volume express and critically discuss quite a range of these positions such as, inter alia, the theory of self-organizing social systems and the morphogenetic approach; the theory of long waves in ...economic development and world-systems analysis; historical sociology and the sociology of knowledge; as well as critical hermeneutics and post-modernist theorizing. With reference to such theories and approaches, the chapters - written by scholars from Europe, the U.S.A., Australia and New Zealand - outline alternative research agendas for the comparative study of the social and educational fabric of the modern world. In so doing, they also expound frames of reference for re-considering the intellectual shaping, or Discourse Formation, of Comparative Education as a field of study.Contents: Jurgen Schriewer: Comparative Education Methodology in Transition: Towards a Science of Complexity? - Claude Diebolt: Towards a Theory of Systemic Regulation? The Case of France and Germany in the 19th and 20th Centuries - Roger Dale: Globalization: A New World For Comparative Education? - John W. Meyer/Francisco O. Ramirez: The World Institutionalization of Education - Bernd Zymek: Domination, Legitimacy and Education: Max Weber's Contribution to Comparative Education - Gita Steiner-Khamsi: Transferring Education, Displacing Reforms - Anthony Welch: New Times, Hard Times: Re-Reading Comparative Education in an Age of Discontent - Nelly P. Stromquist: Contributions and Challenges ofFeminist Theory to Comparative Education Research and Methodology - Thomas S. Popkewitz: National Imaginaries, the Indigenous Foreigner, and Power: Comparative Educational Research - Rolland Paulston: A Spatial Turn in Comparative Education? Constructing a Social Cartography [read more]

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ISBN-13: 9780820460543


ISBN: 0820460540


Edition: 2nd Revth


Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc
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