Non-Western Educational Traditions Indigenous Approaches to Educational Thought and Practice

ISBN-10: 0805848576

ISBN-13: 9780805848571

Edition: 3rd 2000 (Revised)

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The history of education in the United States, has, the author argues, focused on the ways in which the educational system emerged, developed and changed over the centuries. In contrast, this volume provides a review of a small number of non-Western approaches to educational thought and practice.
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/12/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Timothy Reagan is currently Visiting Professor of Educational Leadership at Central Connecticut State University. He has previously been a faculty member at Galluadet University, Central Connecticut State University, the University of Connecticut, Roger Williams University, and the University of the Witwatersrand. He has also served as the Associate Dean of the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut, Dean of the School of Education at Roger Williams University, and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of the Witwatersrand. His areas of interest include educational policy studies and the education of cultural and linguistic minority groups. Reagan co-authored Becoming a Reflective Educator: How to Build a Culture of Inquiry in the Schools, another Corwin Press book that contributes to the authors' illustration of leadership in dynamic schools.

Preface
An Introduction to the Study of Non-Western and Indigenous Educational Traditions: A Philosophical Starting Point.
Conceptualizing Culture: "I, We, and the Other."
"A Wise Child Is Talked to in Proverbs": Indigenous African Educational Thought and Practice.
Training "Face and Heart": The Mesoamerican Educational Experience.
"Finding the True Meaning of Life": Indigenous Education in North America.
Developing the Ch�n-tzu: Confucius and the Chinese Educational Heritage.
"An Intelligent Man Attends on a Wise Person": Traditional Hindu and Buddhist Educational Thought and Practice. "Familiar Strangers": The Case of the Rom.
"No Gift Is Better Than Education": The Islamic Educational Enterprise.
Themes and Lessons in the Study of Non-Western Educational Traditions: Toward a Beginning.
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