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Companion to the Anthropology of Education (Reprint) (Paperback)

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Integrating work from several different national systems of scholarship, A Companion to the Anthropology of Education presents a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the field of anthropology of education. Leading educational anthropologists examine everyday educational processes in culturally diverse settings, and the impacts on those processes of history, language policies, geographically specific problems and solutions, governmental mandates, literacy, inequality, multiculturalism, and more. Each contributor evaluates the key anthropological advances, arguments and approaches that inform the field's research. The Companion presents both theoretical and applied perspectives on important processes of education, in specific locations and worldwide.

Bradley A. Levinson is Professor of Education and Adjunct Professor of Anthropology and Latino and Latin American Studies at Indiana University.

Mica Pollock is Professor of Education Studies and Director of the Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment, and Teaching Excellence (CREATE) at the University of California, San Diego.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 572
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Anthropology / Cultural
Series Title: Blackwell Companions to Anthropology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Language: English
Street Date: January 5, 2016
TCIN: 50643957
UPC: 9781119111665
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-7115
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