Globalization Culture and Education in the New Millennium

ISBN-10: 0520241258
ISBN-13: 9780520241251
Edition: 2004
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 4/5/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Globalization defines our era. While it has created a great deal of debate in economic, policy, and grassroots circles, many aspects of the phenomenon remain virtual terra incognita. Education is at the heart of this continent of the unknown. This pathbreaking book examines how globalization and large-scale immigration are affecting children and youth, both in and out of schools. Taking into consideration broad historical, cultural, technological, and demographic changes, the contributors--all leading social scientists in their fields--suggest that these global transformations will require youth to develop new skills, sensibilities, and habits of mind that are far ahead of what most educational systems can now deliver. Drawing from comparative and interdisciplinary materials, the authors examine the complex psychological, sociocultural, and historical implications of globalization for children and youth growing up today. The book explores why new and broader global visions are needed to educate children and youth to be informed, engaged, and critical citizens in the new millennium.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Globalization: Culture and Education in the New Millennium
Globalization, Growth, and Welfare in History
Globalization and Education: An Economic Perspective
Digital Skills, Globalization, and Education
The Fellowship of the Microchip: Global Technologies as Evocative Objects
Pop Cosmopolitanism: Mapping Cultural Flows in an Age of Media Convergence
Globalization in Asia: Anthropological Perspectives
Formulating Identity in a Globalized World
Imperial Feelings: Youth Culture, Citizenship, and Globalization
How Education Changes: Considerations of History, Science, and Values
Notes on Contributors
Index

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