Crafting a Global Field

Six Decades of the Comparative and International Education Society

  • Erwin H. Epstein

Part of the CERC Studies in Comparative Education book series (CERC, volume 33)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Institutionalization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Elizabeth Sherman Swing, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 10-35
    3. Alexander W. Wiseman, Cheryl Marnerly, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 36-70
    4. Allison H. Blosser, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 71-81
    5. Sahtiya Hosoda Hammell, Maria Ishaq Khan, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 82-89
  3. Internationalization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 90-90
    2. Louis Berends, Maria Trakas, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 91-109
    3. Vandra L. Masemann, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 110-124
  4. Intellectual Currents

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. José Cossa, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 126-139
    3. Bjørn H. Nordtveit, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 140-154
    4. Iveta Silova, Robyn Read, Karen Mundy, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 155-167
    5. Oren Pizmony-Levy, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 168-178
    6. Nelly P. Stromquist, Halla B. Holmarsdotiir, Caroline Manion, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 179-186
  5. Distinguished Shapers and Doers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Ratna Ghosh, Mariusz Galczynski, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 188-196
    3. Erwin H. Epstein, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 197-208
    4. Linda F. Robertson, Kenneth Cushner, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 209-217
    5. Gita Steiner-Khamsi, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 218-228
    6. Maria Manzon, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 229-240
    7. Hilary Landorf, L. Bahia Simons-Lane, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 241-252
  6. Prime Resources

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. Erwin H. Epstein, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 254-259
    3. Martha C. Merrill, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 260-268
    4. Kathleen M. Stone, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 269-279
    5. Patricia K. Kubow, Erwin H. Epstein
      Pages 280-286
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 287-326

About this book


The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) is the oldest and largest body of its kind, and is a leader among the 44 members of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES). This book celebrates the CIES' 60th anniversary.
The Society grew out of a series of conferences in the mid-1950s. Those conferences were attended by a small group of scholars in the USA who were keen to elucidate and expand their field. Now the Society has over 2,500 individual and about 900 institutional members (mainly libraries) around the world.
The book explains how the Society was constructed and internationalized. It analyzes its development trajectory, its major structural components, and the programs and curricula that it has inspired and nourished. The significance of the book is not restricted to the CIES. It will certainly interest counterparts in other WCCES constituent societies and scholars from all fields who are concerned with institutional structures and their evolution.


comparative education CERC CIES WCCES International education institutional structures education societies education research

Editors and affiliations

  • Erwin H. Epstein
    • 1
  1. 1.Loyola University Chicago ChicagoUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-33185-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-33186-7
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