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Educational Studies in Europe
Amsterdam and Berlin Compared
Edited by Frieda Heyting, Jan Koppen, Dieter Lenzen, and Felicitas Thiel
With a Preface by Peter Mortimore
304 pages, 34 tables, 16 figs, bibliog, index
ISBN 978-1-57181-938-3 $135.00/£99.00 / Hb / Published (October 1997)
eISBN 978-1-78920-418-6 eBook
Reflecting the growing integration of the European Union, this volume presents one of the results of an increasing cooperation between the education departments of Berlin, Amsterdam and London universities. The aim is to achieve a better understanding of the cultural and socio-political differences of the educational sciences and, more generally, the educational consequences and possibilities of both globalizing and pluralist developments in European countries. The areas covered include theoretical discussions of educational developments in contemporary society, education organization and policy, intercultural and integration pedagogics, education for young children as well as higher education.
Frieda Heyting is Professor of Philosophy and History ofEeducation at the University of Amsterdam
Jan Koppen is Deputy Research Director of the SCO-Kohnstammm Institute for Educational Research.
Dieter Lenzen holds the Chair for Philosophy of Education at the Free University of Berlin, is president of the German Association for Educational Research and a Founding Member of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Historical Anthropology.
Felicitas Thiel is Research Assistant in the Department of Education at the Free University of Berlin.