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Title Education systems in historical, cultural, and sociological perspectives / edited by Daniel Tröhler and Ragnhild Barbu.
Published Rotterdam ; Boston : SensePublishers, c2011.
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Description viii, 183 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series The future of education research ; v. 1
Future of education research ; v. 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1. Introduction / Daniel Tröhler and Ragnild Barbu -- Education Programmes, Education Reforms, and the Longue Durée in Historiography of Education / Fritz Osterwalder -- Edging Closer to the Hero, the Barbarian, and the Stranger / A note on the condition of comparative education / Robert Cowen -- II. Reforms / New Governance of Education / Potentials of reform and risks of failure / Helmut Fend -- The Global Language on Education Policy and Prospects of Education Research / Daniel Tröhler -- III. Successes / When Is School an Answer to What Social Problems? / Lessons from the Early American Republic / David F. Labaree -- The History of Higher Education / Some Conceptual Remarks on the Future of a Research Field / Anne Rohstock -- IV. Practices / The Past and the Future of Education Research on Inequalities / Policies, pedagogical discourses, and beyond / Inés Dussel -- Web 2.0 and the Future of Education Research / Pedagogical, Political, and Epistemological Implications / Lynn Fendler -- V. Reflections / Education, Knowledgeability, and the Labour Market / Nico Stehr -- The Past as the Future of the Social and Education Sciences / Thomas S. Popkewitz.
Summary This volume includes different historical, cultural, and sociological approaches to the education systems and to questions as to how research on education systems can be undertaken beyond the parameters of the existing research agenda. They demonstrate how pertinent problems of research on education systems can only be tackled taking an international and interdisciplinary approach with regard to both research questions and methods concerning education systems.
Subject Education -- Research.
Education -- History.
Educational sociology.
Related Names Tröhler, Daniel.
Barbu, Ragnhild.
ISBN 9789460918254 (pbk.)
9460918255 (pbk.)
9789460918261 (hardback)
9460918263 (hardback)
9789460918278 (e-book)
OCLC number 782105842