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Title Race, ethnicity and gender in education : cross-cultural understandings / Joseph Zajda, Kassie Freeman, editors
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Springer, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xxii, 236 pages) : illustrations
Series Globalisation, comparative education and policy research ; 6
Globalisation, comparative education and policy research ; 6.
Contents Preliminary; Part 1 / MAIN TRENDS AND POLICY ISSUES; Globalisation, Transnational Feminism and Educational Justice; Living Together After Apartheid: Assessments of South Africa's Progress, and Roles for Education Programs; Women and Higher Education in Postrevolutionary Iran: Unsettling Policies and Unanticipated Outcomes; When Indigenous and Modern EducationCollide; Power, Language, and Race Relations Within Francophone Communities in Canada; Gender Equity and Women Empowerment in Africa: The Education and Economic Globalization Nexus; Part 2 / CASE STUDIES
Poor Women and Community-Based Participation in Literacy Work in IndiaAgainst the Odds: Multiethnic and Multiracial Students Surviving in US Schools; The Construction of Gender Identity: A Semiotic Analysis; Gender Stereotypes, Class Prejudice and Female Warriors in the Depiction of Women in Year 6 Greek Primary School History Textbooks (1970-1983 and 1997-2006); Women Teachers' Emotional Commitment and Involvement: A Universal Professional Feature and Educational Policy; Bridging the Educational Gap: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Beliefs, Attitudes and Practices in a Remote Australian School
Summary This, the sixth volume in ""Springer's Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research"" series, presents scholarly research on major discourses of race, ethnicity and gender in education. It is a sourcebook of ideas for researchers, practitioners and policy makers in education, globalisation, social justice, equity and access in schooling around the world. The aim of the book is to provide an easily accessible, practical yet scholarly source of information about issues of international concern in the field of globalisation and comparative education. Readers will also find here the ve
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English
Subject Educational equalization.
Sex differences in education.
Education -- Cross-cultural studies.
EDUCATION -- Essays.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
EDUCATION -- Reference.
Sciences sociales.
Sciences humaines.
Educational equalization.
Sex differences in education.
Nationale Minderheit
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Zajda, Joseph I.
Freeman, Kassie.
ISBN 9781402097393