Education in Global Context

Series Editor: Lois Weis

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.

  • Elite Schools

    Multiple Geographies of Privilege

    Edited by Aaron Koh, Jane Kenway

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-03-23 
    Education in Global Context

  • Globalizing Educational Accountabilities

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

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-11
    Education in Global Context

  • Confucius and Crisis in American Universities

    Culture, Capital, and Diplomacy in U.S. Public Higher Education

    By Amy Stambach

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-04-22
    Education in Global Context

  • Social Class and Education

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Lois Weis, Nadine Dolby

    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…

    Paperback – 2012-03-13
    Education in Global Context