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Title Comparative education research : approaches and methods / edited by Mark Bray, Bob Adamson, Mark Mason
Published Hong Kong, China : Comparative Education Research Centre, the University of Hong Kong : 2007
Springer, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 444 pages) : illustrations
Series CERC studies in comparative education ; 19
CERC studies in comparative education ; 19
Contents 1. Actors and Purposes in Comparative Education / M. Bray -- 2. Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Comparative Education / G.P. Fairbrother -- 3. The Place of Experience in Comparative Education Research / P. Potts -- 4. Comparing Places / M. Manzon -- 5. Comparing Systems / M. Bray & J. Kai -- 6. Comparing Times / A. Sweeting -- 7. Comparing Cultures / M. Mason -- 8. Comparing Values / L. Wing-On -- 9. Comparing Educational Achievements / T.N. Postlethwaite & F. Leung -- 10. Comparing Policies / Y. Rui -- 11. Comparing Curricula / B. Adamson & P. Morris -- 12. Comparing Educational Organisations / C. Dimmock -- 13. Comparing Ways of Learning / D.A. Watkins -- 14. Comparing Pedagogical Innovations / N. Law -- 15. Scholarly Enquiry and the Field of Comparative Education / M. Bray -- 16. Different Models, Different Emphases, Different Insights / M. Bray, B. Adamson & M. Mason
Summary Approaches and methods in comparative education research are of obvious importance, but do not always receive adequate attention. This book contributes new insights within the longstanding traditions of the field. A particular feature is the focus on different units of analysis. Individual chapters compare places, systems, times, cultures, values, policies, curricula and other units. These chapters are contextualised within broader analytical frameworks which identify the purposes and strengths of the field. The book includes a focus on intra-national as well as cross-national comparisons, and highlights the value of approaching themes from different angles. The book will be of great value not only to producers of comparative education research but also to consumers who wish to understand more thoroughly the parameters and value of the field
Analysis komparativ p├Ždagogik komparativ analyse forskningsmetode teoretisk p├Ždagogik
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-432) and index
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Subject Comparative education -- Research.
Comparative education -- Research -- Methodology.
Education -- Research.
Form Electronic book
Author Bray, Mark, 1952-
Adamson, Bob.
Mason, Mark, 1959-
LC no. 2007320473
ISBN 1402061889
9628093533 (paperback)
9789628093533 (paperback)