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International handbook on globalisation, education and policy research : global pedagogies and policies / edited by Joseph Zajda.



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Dordrecht, The Netherlands : Springer, c2005.
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  • xliv, 827 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Global pedagogies and policies
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Part 1 Preface--Peter W. Sheehan, AO ForewordAcknowledgements Globalisation, Education and Policy Research: Overview and Introduction--Joseph Zajda (Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus) Contributors Section 1: Main Trends and Issues: Section editors--Joseph Zajda (Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus) and kassie freeman (Dillard University) 1.1 Globalisation, Education and Policy Research 1. Globalisation, Education and Policy: Changing Paradigms Joseph Zajda (Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus) 2. Policy Borrowing in Education: Frameworks for Analysis David Phillips (Oxford University) 3. Comparative Education Policy and Globalisation: Evolution, Missions and Roles Mark Bray (University of Hong Kong) 4. The Education and Training of Knowledge Workers David Wilson (University of Toronto, OISE) 5. Tacit Skills and Occupational Mobility in a Global Culture Karen Evans (University of London, the Institute of Education) 6. Globalisation, Education and Policy Research David Turner(University of Glamorgan) 7. Globalisation and the Governance of National Education Systems Holger Daun (University of Stockholm) 1.2 Globalisation and Higher Education 8. Rethinking Globalisation and the Future Role of Education in Africa MacLeans Geo-JaJa (Brigham Young University) and Joseph Zajda (Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus) 9. Neoliberalism, Globalisation, and Latin American Higher Education: The Challenge to National Universities Robert A. Rhoads, Carlos A. Torres, and Andrea Brewster (University of California, Los Angeles) 10. Globalisation and Higher Education Policy Changes Kingsley Banya (Florida International University) 11. Globalisation and Education Reforms in Hong Kong: Paradigm Shifts Yin Cheong Cheng (Hong Kong Institute of Education) 12. Globalisation and the Changing Role of the University M'hammed Sabour (University of Joensuu) 13. Globalisation, Cultural Diversity and Multiculturalism: Australia Jerzy Smolicz and Margaret Secombe (University of Adelaide) 14. Globalisation and Higher Education in Chile and Romania: The Roles of the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and World Trade Organisation Mark Ginsburg, Oscar Espinoza, Simona Popa, and Mayumi Terano (University of Pittsburgh) Section 2: Globalisation and Education Policy Reform: Section Editors: Val Rust (University of California, Los Angeles) and Joseph Zajda (Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus) 2.1 Globalisation, Education Policy and Change 15. Globalisation and Education Policy Shifts Val Rust and W. James Jacob (University of California, Los Angeles) 16. Convergence or Divergences? Comparing Education Reforms in Hong Kong and Singapore, Michael H. Lee (City University of Hong Kong) and S. Gopinathan (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) 17. Globalisation and Its Effects on Educational Leadership, Higher Education and Educational Policy Duncan Waite, (Southwest Texas State University), Lejf Moos (The Danish University of Education) and Chulsub Lew (Southwest Texas State University) 18. The New Partnership for African Development: Implications for Skills Development Leon Tikly (University of Bristol) 19. Globalisation and Policy Change in Teacher Education: Australia Diane Cullen (Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus) 20. PISA in Germany and Implications for Education Hans Lingens (California Lutheran University) 2.2 Policy Issues: Gender, Equity, Minorities, and Human Rights 21. Globalisations, Research and Education Policies: Gender Issues Margaret Sutherland (University of Leeds) 22. Eployment Equity and Higher Education: Policy Borrowings and the Politics of Language Laura Portnoi (UCLA) 23. Minorities and Education Policies Reform in Central Asia Joseph Zajda (Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus) 24. Globalisation and Islamic Education Holger Daun (Stockholm University) and Reza Arjmand (University of Stockholm) 25. Globalisation and National Policy Initiatives in Human Rights Education in Schools Yvette Lapayese (Loyola Marymount University) Part 2: Globalisation, Education and Policy Research: Changing Schools Section 3: Globalisation and Education Policy: Comparative Perspective: Section Editors--Macleans Geo-JaJa (Brigham Young University), Joseph Zajda (Australian Catholic University) and Rea Zajda (James Nicholas Publishers) 3.1 Education, Policy, and Curricula Issues 26. The Politics of Educational Reforms: A Global Perspective Joseph Zajda (Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus) 27. Globalisation and Public Education Policies in Latin America Robert Arnove (Indiana University) 28. Political Globalisation and Educational Reform: Who Are the Radicals? Val D. Rust (University of California, Los Angeles) 29. The GATS and Trade in Educational Services: Issues for Canada in the Pan-American Context Daniel Schugurensky (University of Toronto, OISE) and Adam Davidson-Harden 30. Education and Globalisation in Africa Dan O'Brien (Macquarie University) 31. The Puzzle of Education in the Global Order Crain Soudien (University of Cape Town) 32. Globalisation, Education Reforms and Policy Change in Africa: the Case of Nigeria MacLeans Geo-JaJa (Brigham Young University) and Garth Mangum (University of Utah) 33. Human Development Economic Development and Nation-Building Garth Mangum (University of Utah) 3.2 Curriculum and Policy Change: Language, Linguistic Diversity and Teaching English 34. Globalisation, Language and Education Birgit Brock-Utne (University of Oslo) 35. Reinventing English: Textbooks, Curriculum and Policy Change in Ireland and Australia Donna Gibbs (Macquarie University), Tom Mullins (University College Cork), and Kerry-Ann O'Sullivan (Macquarie University) Section 4: Globalisation and Education Reforms: Section Editors--Suzanne Majhanovich (University of Western Ontario) and Joseph Zajda (Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus) 4.1 Globalisation, Education Policy and Reform: Changing Schools 36. Decentralisation of Education Policies in a Global Perspective Alberto Arenas (University of Arizona) 37. Educational Decentralisation: Rhetoric or Reality Suzanne Majhanovich (University of Western Ontario) 38. Education as a Fault Line in Assessing Democratisation: Ignoring the Globalizing Influences of Schools Erwin Epstein (Loyola University) 39. The Edge of Chaos: Explorations in Education and Conflict Lynn Davies (University of Birmingham) 40. Global Agendas in Special Education Magaret Winzer and Kas Mazurek (Univeristy of Lethbridge) 41. School and University Partnership in Australia Laurie Brady (University of Technology Sydney) 42. Globalisation and Leadership: Challenge for Principals in Australian Schools Paul Carlin and Helga Neidhart (Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus) 4.2 Curriculum in the Global Culture 43. Globalisation and Democratic Aspects of Post-Communist Schooling Laura Perry (Loyola University of Chicago) 44. Globalisation and School Curriculum: The Rewriting of History School Textbooks Joseph Zajda (Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus) 45. Change and the "Lapsed Reforms" Senior Secondary Education in Italy John Polesel (University of Melbourne) 46. Globalisation and Policy Reforms: Science Education Research Lyn Carter (Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus) 47. Cultural and Social Capital in Global Perspective Lawrence J. Saha (Australian National University).
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Publisher's Summary:
The aim of this Handbook is to present a global overview of developments in education and policy change during the last decade. It has the objective of providing both a strategic education policy statement on recent shifts in education and policy research globally and offers new approaches to further exploration, development and improvement of education and policy making. The Handbook attempts to address some of the above issues and problems confronting educators and policy makers globally. Different articles seek to conceptualize the on-going problems of education policy formulation and implementation, and provide a useful synthesis of the education policy research conducted in different countries, and practical implications. The Handbook, by focusing on such issues as: the OECD (2001) model of the knowledge society, and associated strategic challenge and 'deliverable goals' (OECD 2001:139): UNESCO-driven lifelong learning paradigm, and its relevance to education policy makers, globally: different models of policy planning, and equity questions that are raised by centralization/decentralization, diversity/uniformity and curriculum standardization issues; and, the 'crises' of educational quality, the debate of standards and excellence, and good and effective teaching. It will contribute to a better and more holistic understanding of the education policy and research nexus; offering possible strategies for the effective and pragmatic policy planning and implementation at the local, regional and national levels.
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Zajda, Joseph I.

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