A Companion to the Anthropology of Education
presents a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the field, exploring the social and cultural dimension of educational processes in both formal and nonformal settings.
- Explores theoretical and applied approaches to cultural practice in a diverse range of educational settings around the world, in both formal and non-formal contexts
- Includes contributions by leading educational anthropologists
- Integrates work from and on many different national systems of scholarship, including China, the United States, Africa, the Middle East, Colombia, Mexico, India, the United Kingdom, and Denmark
- Examines the consequences of history, cultural diversity, language policies, governmental mandates, inequality, and literacy for everyday educational processes
Keywords: Social & Cultural Anthropology, public policy, teaching, literacy, multiculturalism, bilingualism, media, citizenship, ethnography