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Introduction

Richard Desjardins

Richard Desjardins is Associate Professor of Political Economy of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He previously worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education between 2010-2013 on the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) and the Skills Strategy, and was Associate Professor in Comparative Social Science at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is joint-editor of the European Journal of Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Economy of Adult Learning Systems : Comparative Study of Strategies, Policies and Constraints

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...This book uses a political economy of learning lens to review the extent and nature of adult learning structures that exist in different nation-states and to consider how these structures impact a range of economic and social outcomes...

Final Thoughts …

Amanda Thomas

Amanda Thomas is Senior Lecturer in Early Years Education at the University of South Wales, UK. She has ten years of experience as a primary school teacher. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alyson Lewis

Alyson Lewis is PhD researcher at Cardiff University, UK. She has ten years of experience of working as an early years teacher. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to the Foundation Phase : Early Years Curriculum in Wales

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Even though the Foundation Phase is in its infancy, this book makes an important contribution to understanding and implementing curriculum change for the benefit of young learners. Implementation of the principles of the Foundation Phase...

“The savage childhood of the human race”

David W. Jardine

Dr. David W. Jardine is a Full Professor of Education at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is the author and co-author of seven other books in education, over 80 articles in refereed scholarly journals, and dozens of book chapters. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pedagogy Left in Peace : Cultivating Free Spaces in Teaching and Learning

Continuum, 2012

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...We are an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you're studying that reality–judiciously as you will–we'll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study, too, and that's how things will sort out...

Concluding Remarks: The Case for Affect Theory

Irving Epstein

Irving Epstein is the Ben and Susan Rhodes Professor of Peace and Social Justice at Illinois Wesleyan University, USA, where he is Chair of the Department of Educational Studies and Director of the Center for Human Rights and Social Justice. Apart from Affect Theory and Comparative Education Discourse, he has published four books and over fifty journal articles and book chapters. In addition, he has served as an associate editor of the Comparative Education Review, and parliamentarian to the Board of Directors of the Comparative and International Education Society. He also is a longstanding member of the Board of Directors of the Scholars at Risk Network, an international organization of over 500 universities around the world, dedicated to protecting scholars in danger while promoting academic freedom advocacy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Affect Theory and Comparative Education Discourse : Essays on Fear and Loathing in Response to Global Educational Policy and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Making the Case This project began with the premise that the uncritical embrace of educational modernism on the part of comparative education scholars has restricted the field’s relevance and importance. The paradox of the modernist...

International Responses to HIV/AIDS and Education

Education and HIV/AIDS : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2011

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...Introduction Recent data show that the number of new HIV infections is steadily falling or leveling off in most parts of the world. Between 2001 and 2009, 22 countries in sub-Saharan Africa saw a decline of more than...

Introduction: Education and Reconciliation

Julia Paulson

Julia Paulson is Lecturer in the School of Education at Bath Spa University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and Reconciliation : Exploring Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations

Continuum, 2010

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...‘That teacher used to belong to Shining Path’, a colleague said to me as we left a meeting in the Andean town of Puquio, Peru, in 2004. We were working, together with local education authorities, on a project that used Peru’s recent Truth...

Education, Poverty, Malnutrition and Famine: An Overview

Lorraine Pe Symaco

Lorraine Symaco is Director of the Centre for Research in International and Comparative Education(CRICE) at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education, Poverty, Malnutrition and Famine : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Introduction Poverty, malnutrition and famine exist in variant degrees in both developing and developed countries. The intricate issues brought forth depend on factors such as, among others, the level of development of a country and its...

Introduction

Gordon Cox

Gordon Cox is the Chair of the History Standing Committee of the International Society for Music Education, and was formerly Senior Lecturer in Music Education at the Institute of Education, University of Reading, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robin Stevens

Robin Stevens is a Principal Fellow in the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at The University of Melbourne, Australia, and was formerly Associate Professor of Music Education at Deakin University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Origins and Foundations of Music Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The idea for this book arose from a concern that for too long historians of music education have been overly constrained by the national boundaries within which they work. Yet today we observe musical practices and musical tastes in music...

“I AM hath sent me unto you”

David W. Jardine

Dr. David W. Jardine is a Full Professor of Education at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is the author and co-author of seven other books in education, over 80 articles in refereed scholarly journals, and dozens of book chapters. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pedagogy Left in Peace : Cultivating Free Spaces in Teaching and Learning

Continuum, 2012

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...Abandon the fear that arises from the thought “I am.” from The Peacock's Neutralizing of Poison, attributed to Dharmaraksita (tenth century).— (Gyalchok & Gyaltsen 2006, p. 159) I (Exodus...

“Sickness is now ‘out there’”

David W. Jardine

Dr. David W. Jardine is a Full Professor of Education at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is the author and co-author of seven other books in education, over 80 articles in refereed scholarly journals, and dozens of book chapters. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pedagogy Left in Peace : Cultivating Free Spaces in Teaching and Learning

Continuum, 2012

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...I I find today that patients are more sensitive than the worlds they live in. Rather than patients not being able to perceive and adapt “realistically,” it is the reality of the world's phenomena that seems unable to adapt...