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Education in Global Context


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Education in Global Context takes seriously the transnational migration of commerce, capital and peoples, and the implications of such for education and social structure in global context. Globalization—in the world economy, in patterns of migration, and increasingly in education—affects all of us. The increasingly globalized and knowledge based economy renders the linkages between education and social and economic outcomes and arrangements empirically "up for grabs" in a wide variety of nations while simultaneously more important than ever. This series underscores the consequences of the global both internationally and here at home while simultaneously stressing the importance of a paradigmatic shift in our understanding of schooling and social/economic arrangements.

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The Machinery of School Internationalisation in Action Beyond the Established Boundaries

The Machinery of School Internationalisation in Action: Beyond the Established Boundaries

1st Edition

Edited By Laura C. Engel, Claire Maxwell, Miri Yemini
November 07, 2019

Drawing on scholarship from the field of internationalisation in higher education and other theoretical influences in education policy, comparative education and sociology of education, this edited collection offers a much-needed extension of discussion and research into the compulsory schooling ...

Global Liberalism and Elite Schooling in Argentina

Global Liberalism and Elite Schooling in Argentina

1st Edition

By Howard Prosser
August 03, 2017

A response to Argentina’s shifting political climate, Global Liberalism and Elite Schooling in Argentina reveals how elite schooling encourages the hoarding of educational advantage and reinforces social inequalities. Presenting Buenos Aires’s Caledonian School as part of the growing scholarly ...

Globalizing Educational Accountabilities

Globalizing Educational Accountabilities

1st Edition

By Bob Lingard, Wayne Martino, Goli Rezai-Rashti, Sam Sellar
July 21, 2016

This book fills a gap in the literature by focusing on globalization with regard to the rescaling of educational accountabilities, linked to international and national testing regimes and their impact. In particular, this book examines the impact and effects of this global framework in two ...

Elite Schools Multiple Geographies of Privilege

Elite Schools: Multiple Geographies of Privilege

1st Edition

Edited By Aaron Koh, Jane Kenway
February 24, 2016

Geography matters to elite schools — to how they function and flourish, to how they locate themselves and their Others. Like their privileged clientele they use geography as a resource to elevate themselves. They mark, and market, place. This collection, as a whole, reads elite schools through a ...

Confucius and Crisis in American Universities Culture, Capital, and Diplomacy in U.S. Public Higher Education

Confucius and Crisis in American Universities: Culture, Capital, and Diplomacy in U.S. Public Higher Education

1st Edition

By Amy Stambach
April 22, 2014

China’s investment in U.S. higher education has raised considerable debate, but little research has been directed to the manner in which this investment unfolds and takes shape on the ground in local contexts. Confucius and Crisis in American Universities fills this gap by closely investigating how...

Social Class and Education Global Perspectives

Social Class and Education: Global Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Lois Weis, Nadine Dolby
March 13, 2012

Social Class and Education: Global Perspectives is the first empirically grounded volume to explore the intersections of class, social structure, opportunity, and education on a truly global scale. Fifteen essays from contributors representing the US, Europe, China, Latin America and other regions ...

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