Although not exhaustive, the following is a list of books on Comparative Education, life in academia, etc.  Enjoy!

Comparative Education

  1. Arnove, R.F., and Torres, C.A. (Eds.) (2007). Comparative education: The dialectic of the global and the local. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.
  2. Baker, D.P. and LeTendre, G.K. (2005). National difference, global similarities: World culture and the future of schooling. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.
  3. Mundy, K., Bickmore, K., Hayhoe, R., and Madden, M. (Eds.). (2008). Comparative and international education: Issues for teachers. New York: Economic Policy Institute and Teachers College.
  4. Vavrus, F., and Bartlett, L. (Eds.). (2009). Critical approaches to comparative education: Vertical case studies from Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Childhood Studies

  1. Baker, B. M. (1993). In perpetual motion. Allen & Unwin.
  2. Christensen, P. M., & James, A. (Eds.). (2008). Research with children: Perspectives and practices. Routledge.
  3. Cleverley, J. F., & Phillips, D. C. (1986). Visions of childhood: Influential models from Locke to Spock. New York: Teachers College Press.
  4. DeLoache, J. S., & Gottlieb, A. (Eds.). (2000). A world of babies: Imagined childcare guides for seven societies. Cambridge University Press.
  5. Scheper-Hughes, N., & Sargent, C. (Eds.). (1999). Small wars: The cultural politics of childhood. University of California Press.
  6. Stephens, S. (Ed.). (1995). Children and the Politics of Culture. Princeton University Press.
  7. Swadener, B. B. (2000). Does the village still raise the child?: A collaborative study of changing childrearing and early education in Kenya. SUNY Press.

Ethnographies on Childhood & Education

  1. Bartlett, L., & García, O. (2011). Additive schooling in subtractive times: Bilingual education and Dominican immigrant youth in the heights. Vanderbilt University Press.
  2. Demerath, P. (2009). Producing success: The culture of personal advancement in an American high school. University of Chicago Press.
  3. Lareau, A. (2011). Unequal childhoods: Class, race, and family life. University of California Press.
  4. MacLeod, J. (2010). Ain’t no makin’it. ReadHowYouWant.
  5. Mead, M., & Boas, F. (1928). Coming of age in Samoa (Vol. 4). New York: William Morrow.
  6. Mead, M. (2001). Growing up in New Guinea: A comparative study of primitive education. Harper Perennial Modern Classics.
  7. Suárez-Orozco, C., Suárez-Orozco, M. M., & Suárez-Orozco, M. M. (2002).Children of immigration. Harvard University Press.

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