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Education and Change in the Pacific Rim: Meeting the Challenges (Oxford Studies in Comparative Education)

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The chapters in this book provide a diverse set of topics, perspectives and formulations about educational issues in a group of important Pacific Rim countries. Each contributor explores an area of national educational importance for their particular country, taking care to locate themselves within their own national context and then to look outwards to consider the educational relevance of the Pacific Rim and, more generally, globalisation. CONTENTS: Keith Sullivan. Introduction: education issues in the Pacific Rim; Lynn McAlpine. We Can Change Tomorrow by What We Do Today: aboriginal teacher education in Canada; Jonathan L. Black-Branch. Judging Education: implications of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms; Michael W. Apple. Under the New Hegemonic Alliance: conservatism and educational policy in the United States; John Wolforth. Training Rural Teachers in the Peruvian Andes; 'Ana Koloto. Issues for Education in the South Pacific: education and change in the Kingdom of Tonga; Keith Sullivan. The Great New Zealand Education Experiment and the Issue of Teachers as Professionals; Kathie Irwin. Maori Education: looking back to the future; John Knight & Merle Warry. From Corporate to Supply-side Federalism? Narrowing the Australian Education Policy Agenda, 1987-1996; Anthony Sweeting & Paul Morris. The Little Asian Tigers: identities, differences and globalisation; Shin'ichi Suzuki. State Policy on Innovations for Education: implications and tasks for Japan; Limin Bai. The Metamorphosis of China's Higher Education in the 1990s.. Price: $50.40

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