Education, Globalization, and Social Change

Education, Globalization, and Social Change
A Book

by Hugh Lauder,Phillip Brown,Jo-Anne Dillabough,A. H. Halsey

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 2006
  • Pages : 1182
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Education is seen as central to economic competitiveness, the reduction of poverty and inequality, and environmental sustainability. The editors have selected key writings that examine the social and economic limits- and possibilities of-education in addressing these fundamental problems. Thisnew reader establishes the field of sociology of education with a particular focus on papers that analyse the nature and extent of globalization in education. A general introduction presents the key concepts in the sociology of education, and outlines the major theories and debates, especially inrelation to globalization. Each section is accompanied by a part opener explaining and contextualizing the readings within a larger educational and sociological context.

Education and Social Change

Education and Social Change
Contours in the History of American Schooling

by John L. Rury

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2015-07-24
  • Pages : 262
  • ISBN : 1317497368
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This brief, interpretive history of American schooling focuses on the evolving relationship between education and social change. Like its predecessors, this new edition adopts a thematic approach, investigating the impact of social forces such as industrialization, urbanization, immigration, globalization, and cultural conflict on the development of schools and other educational institutions. It also examines the various ways that schools have contributed to social change, particularly in enhancing the status and accomplishments of certain social groups and not others. Detailed accounts of the experiences of women and minority groups in American history consider how their lives have been affected by education, while "Focal Point" sections within each chapter allow the reader to hone in on key moments in history and their relevance within the broader scope of American schooling from the colonial era to the present. This new edition has been comprehensively updated and edited for greater readability and clarity. It offers a revised final chapter, updated to include recent change in education politics and policy, in particular the decline of No Child Left Behind and the impact of the Common Core and movements against it. Further additions include enhanced coverage of colonial and early post-colonial American schooling, added materials on persistent issues such as race in education, an updated discussion of the GED program, and a closer look at the role of technology in schools. With its nuanced treatment of both historical and contemporary factors influencing the modern school system, this book remains an excellent resource for investigating and critiquing the social, economic, and cultural development of American education.

School Leadership in Diverse Contexts

School Leadership in Diverse Contexts
A Book

by Simon Clarke,Tom O'Donoghue

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2015-11-06
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN : 1317595912
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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School Leadership in Diverse Contexts demonstrates the centrality of context to understanding school leadership. It offers varied portrayals of leadership in a diverse range of distinct settings. Each chapter highlights the prominence of context in understanding the realities of school leadership, focusing on issues and influences that school leaders face, strategies school leaders adopt to deal with the complexities of their work, and conceptualisations of school leadership relevant to the context. An impressive array of international experts examine this neglected area of research by considering school leadership in nine heterogeneous contexts, providing rich and varied portrayals of school leadership and suggesting ways in which the leadership may be enhanced. School Leadership in Diverse Contexts is an ideal book for undergraduate and postgraduate students, particularly those studying units in educational leadership, comparative education and educational policy. Similarly undergraduate and postgraduate students engaged with development studies, history, sociology, law, human geography will be attracted to this text.

Internationalization of Higher Education

Internationalization of Higher Education
The Case of Hong Kong

by Yin Cheong Cheng,Alan Chi Keung Cheung,Shun Wing Ng

  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 2015-11-03
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN : 9812876677
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book reviews and analyses the issues and policies of internationalization and exportation of higher education and investigates the strategies and models of education hub development in the context of globalization, with Hong Kong in the Asia-Pacific region as a case study. It examines the close relationship between education hubs and higher education, as well as the strategic functions of an education hub in the future development of a society in a competitive global environment. It also analyses the major strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of Hong Kong’s higher education in relation to its potential for exporting higher education to Asian markets. In particular, it reviews the current state of higher education services offered by Hong Kong in three target markets and their segmentation and proposes the most appropriate market entry strategies for education service providers.

Neo-liberal Educational Reforms

Neo-liberal Educational Reforms
A Critical Analysis

by David Turner,Hüseyin Yolcu

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2013-12-17
  • Pages : 230
  • ISBN : 1135080453
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This volume gathers a cast of eminent scholars for a critical and comparitive analysis of how neoliberal education policies have functioned in a range of countries in different stages of economic development. Treating case studies from Europe, Asia, the Americas and the Middle East, the volume shows how globalization operates differently in different societal contexts.

Educational Leadership and Nancy Fraser

Educational Leadership and Nancy Fraser
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by Jill Blackmore

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2016-06-10
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN : 1317693159
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Drawing on the work of Nancy Fraser, this book offers a critical view of contemporary educational leadership and reform discourses, exploring how her key concepts of redistribution, recognition and representation may apply to social and therefore educational justice. Fraser offers a political and pragmatic reconciliation between feminist, neo-Marxist, critical and post-structuralist theories. This book outlines how Fraser has worked on and worked over theories of social justice and how this can inform how we can understand educational theory, policy and practice generally. In particular, the book focuses on the field of educational administration and leadership (ELMA) as it relates to equity issues such as school choice and inequality, gender and inclusive leadership, and alternative schooling. Fraser’s argument about ‘scaling up’ social justice theory is shown to be highly salient given the emergence of the field of transnational education policy and its role in the context of intensified nation-state and edu-business competition. Overall, through the lens of Nancy Fraser’s unitary framework, this book considers epistemological questions about the nature of knowledge, examines the relationship between the state, the individual, education and social movements, addresses the difficulties and dilemmas which arise due to the intersections of gender, class, race, sexuality and culture in a globalized context, and illustrates how the principles of social justice can be mobilized by leaders in everyday practice. Educational Leadership and Nancy Fraser is an illuminating read for those policymakers, researchers and practitioners engaged in the field of educational administration, leadership and social justice.

Privatization and the Education of Marginalized Children

Privatization and the Education of Marginalized Children
Policies, Impacts and Global Lessons

by Bekisizwe S. Ndimande,Christopher Lubienski

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2017-04-07
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN : 1351795325
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Privatization and the Education of Marginalized Children examines the issue of markets in education as they shape educational opportunities for disadvantaged children—for better or worse—in countries around the globe. With chapters written by leading scholars in the field of international education, this book analyzes the important questions of equity and markets, privatization and opportunity, and policies' objectives and outcomes, and it explores the potential, promises, and empirical evidence on the role of market mechanisms. Offering insights from theoretical as well as international-comparative perspectives, this volume will appeal to researchers and students of education-focused public policy, sociology, and international economics. A timely contribution to the field, Privatization and the Education of Marginalized Children aims to engage in public/private debate by addressing the larger societal exclusions and segregation of communities in which these schools exist.

Globalizing Educational Accountabilities

Globalizing Educational Accountabilities
A Book

by Bob Lingard,Wayne Martino,Goli Rezai-Rashti,Sam Sellar

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2015-07-30
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1134640870
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Globalizing Educational Accountabilities analyzes the influence that international and national testing and accountability regimes have on educational policy reform efforts in schooling systems around the world. Tracing the evolution of those regimes, with an emphasis on the OECD’s PISA, it reveals the multiple effects of policy as numbers in countries with different types of government and different education systems. From the effect of Shanghai’s PISA success on nations trying to compete economically to the perverse effects of linking funding to performance targets in Australia, the analysis links testing and accountability to new modes of network governance, new spatialities, and the significance of data infrastructures. This highly illustrative text offers scholars and policy makers a critical policy sociology framework for doing education policy analysis today.

Public Private Partnerships in Education

Public Private Partnerships in Education
New Actors and Modes of Governance in a Globalizing World

by Susan Robertson,Karen Mundy,Antoni Verger

  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 2012-01-01
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0857930699
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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'Far from simply being a form of cost sharing between the "state" and the "market," PPP has been celebrated by some, and condemned by others, as the champion of change in the new millennium. This book has been written by the best minds in education policy, political economy, and development studies. They convincingly argue that public private partnership represents a new mode of governance that ranges from covert support of the private sector (vouchers, subsidies) to overt collaboration with corporate actors in the rapidly growing education industry. The analyses are simply brilliant and indispensable for understanding how and why this particular best/worst practice went global.' – Gita Steiner-Khamsi, Columbia University, New York, US This insightful book brings together both academics and researchers from a variety of international organizations and aid agencies to explore the complexities of public private partnerships (PPPs) as a resurgent, hybrid mode of educational governance that operates across scales, from the community to the global. The contributors expertly study the different types of partnership arrangements and thoroughly critique the value of PPPs. Some chapters explore how PPPs, as a policy idea, have been constructed in transnational agendas for educational development and circulated globally, whilst other chapters explores the role and implications of PPPs in developing countries, providing arguments for and against an expanding reliance on PPPs in national educational systems. The theoretical framing of the book draws upon leading theories of international relations to develop a unique perspective on the global governance of education. It will prove insightful for both scholars and policymakers in public policy and education.

The Immigration & Education Nexus

The Immigration & Education Nexus
A Book

by David A. Urias

  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 2012-03-26
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN : 9460918204
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The focus of this edited volume is on immigration’s effect on schooling and the consequential aspect of illegal immigration’s effect. To understand immigration (legal and undocumented) and K-16 education in Asia, Europe, and the US is to situate both within the broader context of globalization. This volume presents a timely and poignant analysis of the historical, legal, and demographic issues related to immigration with implications for education and its interdisciplinary processes. Arguments based on theories of globalization, socialization, naturalization, and xenophobia are provided as a conceptual foundation to assess such issues as access to and use of public services, e.g., public education, health, etc. Additional discussions center around the social, political, and economic forces that shape the social/cultural identities of this population as it tries to integrate into the larger society. The long-term causes and consequences of global immigration dynamics, and the multiple paths taken by immigrants, especially children, wishing to study are addressed. Summary discussion concludes the volume as well as projections with respect to links between immigration and key national security and international policy issues. Education can and must play an important role in a world that is more global and at the same time more local than it was almost twenty years ago. This volume intends to serve as an ambitious guide to approaching the issues of immigration and education more globally.

China's Rising Research Universities

China's Rising Research Universities
A New Era of Global Ambition

by Robert A. Rhoads,Ji Baocheng,Xiaoyang Wang,Xiaoguang Shi,Yongcai Chang

  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release : 2014-09-22
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN : 1421414538
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Charts the intentional and accelerated rise of China's research universities by analyzing how state policy has transformed key institutions. This book addresses how state initiatives have influenced faculty life and academic culture at these campuses.

Resources in Education

Resources in Education
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1998
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy

Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy
A Book

by D. C. Phillips

  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 2014-05-19
  • Pages : 952
  • ISBN : 1483364747
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Education is a field sometimes beset by theories-of-the-day and with easy panaceas that overpromise the degree to which they can alleviate pressing educational problems. The two-volume Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy introduces readers to theories that have stood the test of time and those that have provided the historical foundation for the best of contemporary educational theory and practice. Drawing together a team of international scholars, this invaluable reference examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them and presents them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses. In addition to interpretations of long-established theories, this work offers essays on cutting-edge research and concise, to-the-point definitions of key concepts, ideas, schools, and figures. Features: Over 300 signed entries by trusted experts in the field are organized into two volumes and overseen by a distinguished General Editor and an international Editorial Board. Entries are followed by cross references and further reading suggestions. A Chronology of Theory within the field of education highlights developments over the centuries; a Reader’s Guide groups entries thematically, and a master Bibliography facilitates further study. The Reader’s Guide, detailed index, and cross references combine for strong search-and-browse capabilities in the electronic version. Available in a choice of print or electronic formats, Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy is an ideal reference for anyone interested in the roots of contemporary educational theory.

Selling Out Education

Selling Out Education
National Qualifications Frameworks and the Neglect of Knowledge

by Stephanie Allais

  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 2014-08-07
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN : 9462095787
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Selling Out Education argues that basing education policy on qualifications and learning outcomes—dramatized by the phenomenal expansion of qualifications frameworks—is misguided. Qualifications frameworks are intended to make education more responsive to the needs of economies and societies by improving how qualifications and credentials are used in labour markets. But using learning outcomes as the starting point of education programmes neglects the core purpose of education: giving people access to bodies of knowledge they would not otherwise have. Furthermore, instead of creating demand for skilled workers through industrial and economic policy, qualifications frameworks are premised on the flawed idea that a supply of skilled workers leads to industrial and economic development. And skilled workers are to be supplied not by encouraging governments to focus attention on creating, improving, and supporting education institutions, but by suggesting that governments take a quality-assurance role. As a result, in poor countries where provision is weak to start with, qualifications have been created and institutions established to monitor providers without increasing or improving education provision. The weaknesses of many current policy approaches make clear, Allais argues, that education is inherently a collective good, and that the acquisition of bodies of knowledge provide the basis for its integrity and intelligibility.

Theoretical and Empirical Foundations of Critical Global Citizenship Education

Theoretical and Empirical Foundations of Critical Global Citizenship Education
A Book

by Carlos Alberto Torres

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2017-04-21
  • Pages : 174
  • ISBN : 1315452553
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In the first volume in the Critical Global Citizenship Education series, Torres combines theoretical and empirical research to present an original perspective on global citizenship education as a vitally important way of learning in a globalized world. In examining the requirements for effective global citizenship education and education reform, he investigates pathways to citizenship-building at the local, national and global levels and urges development of teaching methods, teacher education, and curriculum within a social justice education framework. Taking into account post-colonial perspectives, political realities at play, and practical implications, Torres provides a succinct but comprehensive understanding of how global citizenship education can expand the concept of civic education in a global society and interrupt inequality. This volume considers the ways that global citizenship education has been incorporated and is used by international institutions, governments, and the academy, and provides a clear framework for anyone struggling to make sense of the tensions and complexities of global citizenship education today.

The Future of Learning

The Future of Learning
Insights and Innovations from Executive Development

by S. Voller,E. Blass,V. Culpin

  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 2010-11-16
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN : 0230306357
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Based on research-informed 'future-scoping' and emerging practice in the field of executive education this bookis split into three parts: Future Context, Future Learning and Future Learners. With a short editorial introducing each part, it will appeal to anyone working in the field of adult and higher education and training.

Globalizing Education Policy

Globalizing Education Policy
A Book

by Fazal Rizvi,Bob Lingard

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2009-12-04
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 113527049X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Rizvi and Lingard's account of the global politics of education is thoughtful, complex and compelling. It is the first really comprehensive discussion and analysis of global trends in education policy, their effects - structural and individual - and resistance to them. In the enormous body of writing on globalisation this book stands out and will become a basic text in education policy courses around the world. - Stephen J Ball, Karl Mannheim Professor of Sociology of Education, Institute of Education, University of London, UK In what ways have the processes of globalization reshaped the educational policy terrain? How might we analyse education policies located within this new terrain, which is at once local, national, regional and global? In Globalizing Education Policy, the authors explore the key global drivers of policy change in education, and suggest that these do not operate in the same way in all nation-states. They examine the transformative effects of globalization on the discursive terrain within which educational policies are developed and enacted, arguing that this terrain is increasingly informed by a range of neo-liberal precepts which have fundamentally changed the ways in which we think about educational governance. They also suggest that whilst in some countries these precepts are resisted, to some extent, they have nonetheless become hegemonic, and provide an overview of some critical issues in educational policy to which this hegemonic view of globalization has given rise, including: devolution and decentralization new forms of governance the balance between public and private funding of education access and equity and the education of girls curriculum particularly with respect to the teaching of English language and technology pedagogies and high stakes testing and the global trade in education. These issues are explored within the context of major shifts in global processes and ideological discourses currently being experienced, and negotiated by all countries. The book also provides an approach to education policy analysis in an age of globalization and will be of interest to those studying globalization and education policy across the social sciences.

Theorizing Social Class and Education

Theorizing Social Class and Education
A Book

by Diane Reay,Carol Vincent

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2016-04-08
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 1134929765
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Theorizing Social Class and Education presents a selection of writing on class analysis within sociology of education as it has evolved over the last decade both in the UK, and internationally. Moving from a narrow focus on class position and categorisation, to a much broader view on behaviours, attitudes, identities and practices, the contributors explore and theorize the ways in which particular individuals develop their perspectives and understandings of the social world, and the role education plays in shaping these. This book was originally published as a special issue of the British Journal of Sociology of Education.

International Critical Pedagogy Reader

International Critical Pedagogy Reader
A Book

by Antonia Darder,Peter Mayo,João Paraskeva

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2017-09-25
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN : 1351562533
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Carefully curated to highlight research from more than twenty countries, the International Critical Pedagogy Reader introduces the ways the educational phenomenon that is critical pedagogy are being reinvented and reframed around the world. A collection of essays from both historical and contemporary thinkers coupled with original essays, introduce this school of thought and approach it from a wide variety of cultural, social, and political perspectives. Academics from South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and North America describe critical pedagogy’s political, ideological, and intellectual foundations, tracing its international evolution and unveiling how key scholars address similar educational challenges in diverse national contexts. Each section links theory to critical classroom practices and includes a list of sources for further reading to expand upon the selections offered in this volume. A robust collection, this reader is a crucial text for teaching and understanding critical pedagogy on a truly international level. Winner of the 2016 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award

Education and Social Change

Education and Social Change
Connecting Local and Global Perspectives

by Geoffrey Elliott,Chahid Fourali,Sally Issler

  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2013-02-14
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1441157964
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A timely consideration with an increased awareness of global issues and the role education can play in helping to resolve these concerns.