Education and Global Cultural Dialogue: A Tribute to Ruth Hayhoe

Hardcover | December 24, 2012

EditorKaren Mundy, Qiang Zha, Karen Elizabeth Mundy

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This volume is a tribute to Ruth Hayhoe. As a figure of outstanding influence in the field of comparative education, Ruth Hayhoe has nurtured a unique scholarship over the years. First and foremost, she adopts a distinctive historical culturalist approach to comparative education, which stresses "the integration of specific historical-cultural contextual details into the analysis." Second, Ruth has been at the forefront of scholars advocating deep philosophical reflection about epistemology and the ways in which people know and learn in different cultural traditions. Finally, by modeling inter-civilizational dialogue as a theoretical and practical approach to comparative education, Ruth has provided the field with an invaluable response to the center-periphery dynamic of knowledge, which comparativists often criticize but rarely act to reverse.

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This volume is a tribute to Ruth Hayhoe. As a figure of outstanding influence in the field of comparative education, Ruth Hayhoe has nurtured a unique scholarship over the years. First and foremost, she adopts a distinctive historical culturalist approach to comparative education, which stresses "the integration of specific historical-...

Karen Mundy is an Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, Canada. Her award-winning research has focused on the politics of international education assistance in the developing world, educational reform in Africa, the role of civil society advocacy ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:324 pages, 10.46 × 5.68 × 0.88 inPublished:December 24, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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PART I: COMPARATIVE EDUCATION, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND DIALOGUE ACROSS CULTURES
From International Relations in Education to the Study of Global Governance: Ruth Hayhoe's Legacy; K.Mundy
Meaning Making in Cultural Experience: Insights from Ruth Hayhoe for Interpreting Internationalization and Localization in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore; W.O.Lee
And the Boys Took It Up for Themselves: Scouting, Learning and Dialogue Across Cultures; J.P.Farrell
Historicizing Comparative and International Education, and Internationalizing History of Education: A Personal Reflection on Ruth Hayhoe's Call for Cultural Dialogue; Y.T.Chia
Humanizing Globalization: Five Scholars Bridge East and West through Comparative and International Education; H.Ross & Y.Wang
PART II: CHINESE HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE WORLD
Transnational Higher Education in China: Towards a Critical Culturalist Research Agenda; Q.Zha
Education and Global Cultural Dialogue: Analyses of the Chinese Knowledge Diaspora at a Major Canadian University; R.Yang
What are the Implications of a Chinese University Model?; H.Wang
Achieving Balance among Competing Challenges in Chinese Higher Education; R.F.Arnove
One Hundred Years in Pursuit: The Idea of University Autonomy in China; N.Zhong
PART III: INQUIRIES INTO CHINESE EDUCATION INSPIRED BY RUTH HAYHOE
Childhood, Youth, and Globalization: Some Theoretical Perspectives with Reflections on China; I.Epstein
Sustainable International Cross-cultural Collaboration: Transcending 'Brain Drain' and 'Borrowing' Models; V.Seeberg & H.Qiang
Parallel and Diverging Paths: Hong Kong Higher Education and Ruth Hayhoe; D.Post
Hong Kong's Potential for Global Educational Dialogue: Retrospective and Vision; R.Hayhoe