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Non-Western Educational Traditions: Indigenous Approaches to Educational Thought and Practice

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This text provides a brief yet comprehensive overview of a number of non-Western approaches to educational thought and practice. Its premise is that understanding the ways that other people educate their children--as well as what counts for them as "education"--may help us think more clearly about some of our own assumptions and values, and to become more open to alternati ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published September 23rd 2004 by Routledge (first published September 1st 1996)
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Different from what I've read before...not sure how to make equilibrium in my brain of why I needed to read it for school
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A superb overview of educational in non-western historical contexts. Includes China and Meso-America.
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I enjoyed reading more about the traditions of non-Western societies. I read this book for a class, and it was helpful to learn about how other cultures have traditionally viewed education.
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