Discourse Formation in Comparative Education by Jürgen SchriewerDiscourse Formation in Comparative Education by Jürgen Schriewer

Discourse Formation in Comparative Education

EditorJürgen Schriewer, Jürgen K. Schriewer

Paperback | November 16, 2011

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New theories and theory-based methodological approaches have found their way into Comparative Education – just as into Comparative Social Science more generally – in increasing number in the recent past. The essays of this volume express and critically discuss quite a range of these positions such as, inter alia, the theory of self-organizing social systems and the morphogenetic approach; the theory of long waves in economic development and world-systems analysis; historical sociology and the sociology of knowledge; as well as critical hermeneutics and post-modernist theorizing. With reference to such theories and approaches, the chapters – written by scholars from Europe, the USA and Australia – outline alternative research agendas for the comparative study of the social and educational fabric of the modern world. In so doing, they also expound frames of reference for re-considering the intellectual shaping, or Discourse Formation, of Comparative Education as a field of study.
Jürgen Schriewer is Professor of Comparative Education and Head of the Comparative Education Centre at Humboldt University, Berlin. His particular research interests include the comparative social history of education, issues of globalization and world-level interconnection in education, as well as the history and methodology of cross-...
Title:Discourse Formation in Comparative EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.27 × 5.51 × 0.68 inPublished:November 16, 2011Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Contents: Jürgen Schriewer: Comparative Education Methodology in Transition: Towards a Science of Complexity? – Claude Diebolt: Towards a Theory of Systemic Regulation? The Case of France and Germany in the 19th and 20th Centuries – Roger Dale: Globalization: A New World For Comparative Education? – John W. Meyer/Francisco O. Ramirez: The World Institutionalization of Education – Bernd Zymek: Domination, Legitimacy and Education: Max Weber’s Contribution to Comparative Education – Gita Steiner-Khamsi: Transferring Education, Displacing Reforms – Anthony Welch: New Times, Hard Times: Re-Reading Comparative Education in an Age of Discontent – Nelly P. Stromquist: Contributions and Challenges of Feminist Theory to Comparative Education Research and Methodology – Thomas S. Popkewitz: National Imaginaries, the Indigenous Foreigner, and Power: Comparative Educational Research – Rolland Paulston: A Spatial Turn in Comparative Education? Constructing a Social Cartography of Difference.