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Globalization of Education By Joel Spring (Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, USA)

Summary

Offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of research, theories, and models related to the topic of globalization of education. This title introduces readers to the processes, institutions, and forces by which schooling has been globalized and examines the impact of these forces on schooling in local contexts.

Globalization of Education Summary

Globalization of Education: An Introduction by Joel Spring (Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, USA)

Continuing Joel Spring's reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Spring introduces readers to the processes, institutions, and forces by which schooling has been globalized and examines the impact of these forces on schooling in local contexts.

Designed for courses on globalization and education, international and comparative education, educational foundations, multicultural education, and educational policy, the text is written in a clear narrative style to engage readers in thoughtful consideration of topics discussed. Each chapter includes "Key Points" that summarize the content and suggest issues and questions for critical analysis, discussion, and debate.

Globalization of Education Reviews

"The book is well written and carefully researched. It is a useful resource for students and scholars seeking a detailed analysis of different globalization perspectives."--Comparative Education Review

"I would strongly recommend this book to audiences in higher education, educational policy, curriculum studies, and globalization studies (supplemented by other literature), because it contextualizes many of the educational issues we deal within global policy frameworks. . . This book not only answered my questions about the global superstructure but also provided an important reminder that we cannot simply ignore global processes in our evaluations of educational (including higher education) policies, practices, discourses, and curriculum in local contexts."-Review of Higher Education

About Joel Spring (Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, USA)

Joel Spring is Professor of Education, Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1 Globalization of Education

Chapter 2 Global Education Networks and Discourses: The World Bank and the Knowledge Economy

Chapter 3 The Cyberschoolbus and Sesame Street Meet the Global Knowledge Economy: OECD and the United Nations

Chapter 4 The Marketing of Knowledge: Multinational Learning Corporations, Global Assessment and Higher Education

Chapter 5 From the Global to the Local: Global Progressive Education Models and INGOs

Chapter 6 Religious and Indigenous Education Models: A Clash of Civilizations?

Chapter 7 Global Migration and Language Policies

Chapter 8 Globalization and Complex Thought: Is There a Theory of Educational Globalization?

Additional information

GOR007755906
9780415989473
0415989477
Globalization of Education: An Introduction by Joel Spring (Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, USA)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2008-12-19
250
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