Search for dissertations about: "Comparative Education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 164 swedish dissertations containing the words Comparative Education.

  1. 1. Education, Stratification and Reform : Educational Institutions in Comparative Perspective

    Author : Marcus Österman; Joakim Palme; Karl-Oskar Lindgren; Jan Teorell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Detracking; Education; Educational institutions; Educational inequalities; Education policy; Educational reform; Educational systems; Equality; Political economy; Political Parties; Social Trust; Tracking; Vocational education; Vocational training; Varieties of Capitalism; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The main argument of this thesis is that research has to take the institutional character of education seriously. Educational institutions carry considerable weight for outcomes of education and their design is a matter of intense political debate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Beyond Education and Society : On the Political Life of Education for Sustainable Development

    Author : Stefan L. Bengtsson; Leif O. Östman; David O. Kronlid; Karin Hjälmeskog; Thomas Popkewitz; Sharon Todd; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; education; ESD; environmental education; Education for Sustainable Development; sustainability; policy; education policy; globalisation; globalization; hegemony; discourse; space; antagonism; political; politics; temporality; beyond; mutation; rhizome; rhizomic; play; Laclau; utbildning; UHU; miljöundervisning; utbildning för hållbar utveckling; hållbar utvecking; politik; policy; utbildningspolicy; globalisering; hegemoni; diskurs; antagonism; temporalitet; mutation; rhizome; spel; Laclau; Curriculum Studies; Didaktik;

    Abstract : The objective of this dissertation is to develop a theoretical and analytical framework for understanding the political in education from a social and global perspective. With this objective in mind, it employs an empirical engagement and theoretical reflection on how this political can be seen to emerge in policy making on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). READ MORE

  3. 3. Policies for minority education : a comparative study of Britain and Sweden

    Author : Ann-Margret Fris; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bilingual Education; Comparative Education; Educational Policy; Language Planning; Immigrants; Resource Allocations; Minority Groups; Multilingualism;

    Abstract : The aim of the study is to examine how policies for minority education in Britain and Sweden have developed over the last twenty-five years. Policy has been used in a broad sense, including not only central but also regional and local decisions, not only written documents but also administration, interpretation and application of policies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Determinants and Consequences of Language-in-Education Policies : Essays in Economics of Education

    Author : Christelle Garrouste; Holger Daun; Henry M. Levin; François Grin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Language-in-education policies; decision-making analysis; non-cooperative game; language skills; HLM; human capital theory; rate of return analysis; post-colonial Africa; IALS; SACMEQ; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three empirical studies. The first study, Rationales to Language-in-Education Policies in Postcolonial Africa: Towards a Holistic Approach, considers two issues. First, it explores the factors affecting the choice of an LiE policy in 35 African countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Afghan Dilemma: Education, Gender and Globalisation in an Islamic Context

    Author : Pia Karlsson; Amir Mansory; Holger Daun; David Stephens; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islamic education; Western type of education; girls’ education; farz; maktab; madrasa; adab; akhlaq; Islam; globalisation; gender; folk theory; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : Afghanistan has a long history of Islamic education while Western type of education (maktab) is of more recent date. The latter type of education has expanded rapidly recently. However, girls’ enrolment remains low, around 35 per cent.The present study examines children’s, particularly girls’, participation in the two educational systems. READ MORE