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This e-book seriously examines the final interaction among comparative schooling discourses, globalisation, and schooling. It attracts upon fresh stories in appropriate components and explores conceptual frameworks and methodological techniques. It demonstrates the neo-liberal ideological imperatives of schooling and coverage reforms, and illustrates the way in which the connection among the kingdom and schooling coverage impacts present types and traits in schooling reforms and education globally. a variety of chapters critique the dominant debates and the newly built and re-invented types of neo-liberal ideology in schooling. utilizing a couple of different paradigms in comparative schooling examine, starting from severe idea to globalisation, the authors, by way of concentrating on globalisation, ideology and democracy, study either the explanations and results of schooling reforms, coverage switch and transformation and supply a extra expert critique at the Western-driven versions of responsibility, caliber and college effectiveness.

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Resistance comes from transnational feminist alliances – although there are continued debates about the presentation of Third World women, and of clashes of interests between rich and poor women. One interesting new global economic coalition is the Women’s Global Alliance for Development Alternatives, setting an agenda for global economic issues from the perspective of the women’s movement. 8 What is the Resistance to Globalisation and Monopolisation of Minds? This brings us on to resistance in general – an important study for comparativists.

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Hickling-Hudson, 2002, p. 568) Computer literacy should be not just about technical skills, but social/political analysis. The spread of communications (and increased mobility of peoples, and tourism) has also led to increase or globalisation of prostitution, child abuse or pornography (see Stromquist, 2002). The internet gives crime an extraordinary 2 Comparative Education in an Increasingly Globalised World 23 facility to engage in drugs and the arms trade, and to launder earnings through immediate investment in stocks.

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