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Globalization of Education: An Introduction (Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education)

 
 
 
 
Globalization of Education: An Introduction (Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education)
Author: Joel Spring
ISBN 13: 9780415989473
ISBN 10: 415989477
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2008-11-20
Format: Paperback
Pages: 264
List Price: $42.95
 
 

Continuing Joel Spring’s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Spring introduces readers to the processes, institutions, and forces by which schooling has been globalized and examines the impact of these forces on schooling in local contexts.

Designed for courses on globalization and education, international and comparative education, educational foundations, multicultural education, and educational policy, the text is written in a clear narrative style to engage readers in thoughtful consideration of topics discussed. Each chapter includes "Key Points" that summarize the content and suggest issues and questions for critical analysis, discussion, and debate.