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Handbook of Asian education: A cultural perspective

Handbook of Asian Education

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Zhao,Yong

Source:

Routledge, New York, p.558 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LA1141 .H38 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/7884264

Keywords:

Education and state--East Asia--Cross-cultural studies, Education--East Asia--Cross-cultural studies

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

"The purpose of this handbook is to present a more nuanced description and analysis of educational systems, practices, and policies in Asian countries than is typically described or perceived, and more importantly, explain and interpret these practices from cultural, social, historical, and economic perspectives."
Part III: Islamic Education (pp. 317-385) "The Islamic Education section is organized to illustrate how the educational and cultural challenges confronting Muslim-majority countries today vary by the historical, political, and socio-economic contexts of those societies."