Fall 2016 Comparative Education
Anthropology and Sociology, as ANTH-288
Course (Login required) Faculty Vanessa L. Fong (Section 01) Description
This class will examine how and why education differs in different countries and communities. Students will learn how to compare how and why various kinds of people experience and make decisions about education. We will look at various levels of education, including preschool, kindergarten, primary school, middle school, high school, and college.
Limited to 19 students. Admission with consent of the instructor. Fall semester. Professor Fong.
If Overenrolled: Priority will be given to Anthropology majors and students who contribute to balance between different graduation years Keywords Attention to Speaking
Transnational or World Cultures Taught in English Course times and locations ANTH 288 - L/D Section 01 Tu 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM FAYE 115 Th 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM FAYE 115 Textbooks
Below are the textbooks used in this course, along with pricing information and availability at local bookstores. The price range shown is based upon queries to multiple online booksellers; roll your mouse over the price field to see detailed pricing information.
ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
9780226197289 Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates University of Chicago Press Richard Arum - Josipa Roksa available as ebook Amherst Books From $9.02-$24.90
9780226437552 Governing Educational Desire: Culture, Politics, and Schooling in China The University of Chicago Press Andrew B. Kipnis available as ebook Amherst Books From $25.52-$49.80
9780292744264 Anay's Will to Learn: A Woman's Education in the Shadow of the Maquiladoras University of Texas Press Hampton/De Carillo available as ebook Amherst Books TBD
9780807749623 The Flat World and Education: How America's Commitment to Equity Will Determine Our Future (Multicultural Education Series) Teachers College Press Linda Darling-Hammond available as ebook Amherst Books From $8.14-$33.98
9780871545473 The Asian American Achievement Paradox Russell Sage Foundation Jennifer Lee - Min Zhou available as ebook Amherst Books From $21.98-$85.71
9781403964809 American Individualisms: Child Rearing and Social Class in Three Neighborhoods Palgrave MacMillan Kusserow available as ebook Amherst Books TBD
These books are available locally at
Amherst Books. If Overenrolled
Priority will be given to Anthropology majors and students who contribute to balance between different graduation years
Spring 2018 Other years: