Book 2003

Local Meanings, Global Schooling

Anthropology and World Culture Theory

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ISBN: 978-1-4039-6163-1 (Print) 978-1-4039-8035-9 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vii

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-26

      A World Culture of Schooling?

  3. Ministries and Schools Transform

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      Pages 27-49

      “Thai Wisdom” and Glocalization

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      Pages 51-74

      Transformations in South Africa

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      Pages 75-97

      Teaching by the Book in Guinea

  4. Teachers, Students, and Parents Respond

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      Pages 99-119

      Getting Beyond the “One Best System”?

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      Pages 121-140

      Resistance to the Communicative Method of Language Instruction within a Progressive Chinese University

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      Pages 141-160

      World-Cultural and Anthropological Interpretations of “Choice Programming” in Tanzania

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      Pages 161-182

      The Politics of Identity and the Marketization of U.S. Schools

  5. Outside or Beyond a Global Culture

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      Pages 183-200

      World Culture or Transnational Project?

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      Pages 201-218

      Europeanization and French Primary Education

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      Pages 219-238

      Transforming the Culture of Scientific Education in Israel

  6. Comment

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      Chapter

      Pages 239-254

      Toward a Cultural Anthropology of the World?

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 255-263