Education and Social Change: Connecting Local and Global Perspectives (BOK)

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Education policy and practice has historically been developed within thenational/regional context. However, globalization has prompted educationalists to review their practice in the light of international influences. World issues such as global warming, conflict and the depletion of earth resources have also contributed to an increased awareness of the rolethat education can play in resolving these problems.The contributors focus on how education can bring about social change whileconnecting with theory at the level of cultural impact and policy implications. Theyinvestigate the potential for creating a transnational value system in education, focusing on some key human rights issues both at home and overseas.Truly international in scope, this text lays the groundwork for future research by exposing the commonalities and differences in approaches to knowledge production and its dissemination, drawing together contributions from a variety of cross cultural contexts.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forlag
ISBN 9781441136985 Antall sider 334
Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,7cm Vekt 470 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Chahid Fourali, David Bainton, Douglas Bourn, Geoffrey Elliott, John Annette, Kwame Akyeampong, Michael Crossley, Sally Issler, Val Chapman, Vanessa Andreotti
Emner og form Teaching of a specific subject, Organization & management of education, Educational strategies & policy