Globalization of Education An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0415989477
ISBN-13: 9780415989473
Edition: 2009
Authors: Joel Spring
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List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/18/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Joel Spring received his Ph.D. in educational policy studies from the University of Wisconsin. He is currently a Professor at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His great-great-grandfather was the first Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation in Indian Territory and his grandfather, Joel S. Spring, was a local district chief at the time Indian Territory became Oklahoma. He currently teaches at Queens College of the City University of New York.His major research interests are history of education, multicultural education, Native American culture, the politics of education, global education, and human rights education. He is the author of over twenty books and the most recent are How Educational Ideologies are Shaping Global Society; Education and the Rise of the Global Economy; The Universal Right to Education: Justification, Definition, and Guidelines; Globalization and Educational Rights; and Educating the Consumer Citizen: A History of the Marriage of Schools, Advertising, and Media.

Preface
Globalization of Education
Globalization of Education
Global and Comparative Education
Global Flows and Networks
World Educational Culture: The Work of World Culture Theorists
World System and Postcolonial/Critical Theories
Culturalist: Educational Borrowing and Lending
Human Capital World Model
Progressive Education World Model
Religious Education World Models
Indigenous Education World Models
Examples of the Diffusion of Global Educational Models
Examples of Educational Borrowing and Lending: The Case of South America
Conclusion: Different Lenses for Interpreting Global Education
Global Education Networks and Discourses: The World Bank and the Knowledge Economy
The World Bank
World Bank and the United Nations' Networks
Public-Private Partnership Networks and Multinational Corporations
Networking with the Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership
The World Bank Group and Public-Private Partnerships Networks
The World Bank and the Discourse About the Knowledge Economy
The World Bank and the Ideal Personality for the Knowledge Economy
Schooling for the Knowledge Economy
The World Bank's Schools of Tomorrow
The World Bank and Lifelong Learning
Criticisms of Education for the Knowledge Economy
Conclusion
The Cyberschoolbus and Sesame Street Meet the Global Knowledge Economy: OECD and the United Nations
OECD
Birth Rates, Female Workers, and Lifelong Learning
UNESCO and Lifelong Learning: A Different Vision
Competing Global Discourses
A Global Curriculum: Cyberschoolbus
Educating Global Citizens: Cyberschoolbus and Sesame Street
Sesame Street: Global Preschool for Social Justice
Conclusion: Spreading a World Education Culture: Human Capital and Progressive Educational Models
The Marketing of Knowledge: Multinational Learning Corporations, Global Assessment, and Higher Education
The WTO, GATS, and TRIPs
Global Marketing of For-Profit Education and Knowledge Industries
Global Testing Services: Standardization of Subjects and Global Intercultural English
The Apollo Group and the University of Phoenix: A New Model for a Global University?
The Globalization of Higher Education
The Global Marketing of Higher Education
Higher Education and English
Higher Education Networks
A Global University Through Higher Education Networks?
Conclusion: Name Brands and a Global University
From the Global to the Local: Global Progressive Education Models and INGOs
Global Uniformity or Diversity of Educational Practices and Policies?
Culturalists: The Anthropologists
Culturalists: Comparative Education
Culturalists: Examples of Borrowing and Policy Transformations
Global Forms of Progressive Education
International Nongovernment Organizations (INGOs)
Human Rights INGOs and the Global Progressive Education Model
Environmental INGOs and Progressive Education
Conclusion: Local Transformation of the Global Education Superstructure
Religious and Indigenous Education Models: A Clash of Civilizations?
The Existence of Knowledges
The Clash of Civilizations and the Role of Religion
Religious Educational Models: A Rejection of Secular Modernity?
Religious Content in National School Systems
Education and Religious Nationalism
Sarvodaya: The Welfare of All
Education and Liberation Theology
State Supported Islamic Education
Indigenous Models of Education
Conclusion: Rejecting the Industrial-Consumer Paradigm?
Global Migration and Language Policies
Global Migration: International and National
The Children of Global Migrants in OECD Countries
The Knowledge Economy: Brain Drain, Gain, and Circulation
Brain Waste
Remittances and Unskilled Labor
Global Migration and Multicultural Education
Educational Responses to Multicultural and Multilingual Populations
Conclusion: A World in Motion
Globalization and Complex Thought: Is There a Theory of Educational Globalization?
Notes
Index

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