Local Meanings, Global Schooling Anthropology and World Culture Theory

ISBN-10: 1403961638

ISBN-13: 9781403961631

Edition: 2003 (Revised)

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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 6/5/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 263
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Kathryn M. Anderson-Levitt is Professor Emerita of Anthropology at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and a former editor of Anthropology and Education Quarterly. She is the author of Teaching Cultures: Knowledge for Teaching First Grade in France and the United States (Hampton 2002) and the editor of Local Meanings, Global Schooling: Anthropology and World Culture Theory (Palgrave Macmillan 2003). She is now Lecturer and Doctoral Advisor, Social Research Methodology Division, at UCLA.

Introduction
A World Culture of Schooling?
Ministries and Schools Transform
Thai Wisdom and gloCalization: Negotiating the Global and the Local in Thailand's National Education Reform
Transformations in South African Education: Policies and Practices from Ministry to Classroom
Teaching by the Book in Guinea
Teachers, Students and Parents Respond
Getting Beyond the One Best System?
Developing Alternative Approaches to Instruction in the United States
Resistance to the Communicative Method of Language Instruction Within a Progressive Chinese University
World-cultural and Anthropological Interpretations of Choice Programming in Tanzanian Education
The Politics of Identity and the Marketization of Schools
How Local Meanings Mediate Global Struggles
Outside or Beyond a Global Culture
World Culture or Transnational Project?
Competing Educational Projects in Brazil
Europeanization and Education in France: Supranational Policies and Regional Identities
Transforming the Culture of Scientific Education in Israel
The Global Model and National Legacies
Introduction
A World Culture of Schooling?
Ministries and Schools Transform
Thai Wisdom and gloCalization: Negotiating the Global and the Local in Thailand's National Education Reform
Transformations in South African Education: Policies and Practices from Ministry to Classroom
Teaching by the Book in Guinea
Teachers, Students and Parents Respond
Getting Beyond the One Best System?
Developing Alternative Approaches to Instruction in the United States
Resistance to the Communicative Method of Language Instruction Within a Progressive Chinese University
World-cultural and Anthropological Interpretations of Choice Programming in Tanzanian Education
The Politics of Identity and the Marketization of Schools: How Local Meanings Mediate Global Struggles
Outside or Beyond a Global Culture
World Culture or Transnational Project? Competing Educational Projects in Brazil
Europeanization and Education in France: Supranational Policies and Regional Identities
Transforming the Culture of Scientific Education in Israel
The Global Model and National Legacies
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