Between Faith and Science:World Culture Theory and Comparative Education

  title={Between Faith and Science:World Culture Theory and Comparative Education},
  author={Stephen Carney and Jeremy Rappleye and Iveta Silova},
  journal={Comparative Education Review},
  pages={366 - 393}
World culture theory seeks to explain an apparent convergence of education through a neoinstitutionalist lens, seeing global rationalization in education as driven by the logic of science and the myth of progress. While critics have challenged these assumptions by focusing on local manifestations of world-level tendencies, such critique is comfortably accommodated within world culture theory. We approach the debate from a fresh perspective by examining its ideological foundations. We also… 
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