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Amita Gupta

Amita Gupta is Associate Professor of Education, The City College of New York, USA, and a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar. She has extensive cross-cultural experience with school administration, teacher education, and classroom teaching in urban schools in the United States and India. Her research and scholarship is focused on the interdisciplinary, comparative, and international examination of early education and teacher preparation and is characterized by the themes of globalization and cross-cultural perspectives on teaching and learning. The integration of these themes also appears in the graduate courses she teaches on curriculum design, child development, and social studies. She earned her doctoral degree from Columbia University, serves on editorial boards and school boards, and has published extensively in books and journals.

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Early Childhood Education, Postcolonial Theory, and Teaching Practices and Policies in India
Balancing Vygotsky and the Veda

Palgrave Macmillan
Conceptualized within a socio-cultural constructivist and postcolonial paradigm, this book explores a definite tension between "Western" theories of child...
Amita Gupta

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