Global Issues in Education

Global Issues in Education

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Global Issues in Education bridges the discourse on globalization and education with international studies on race, class, gender, ethnicity, culture, and multiculturalism. The contributors to this volume address educational challenges of post-colonial Ghana, the United Arab Emirates, the Caribbean, China, and Germany juxtaposed against Western education in the United Kingdom and the United States. They synthesize macrosociology with educational research, which provides readers with the background, core knowledge, and global focus that is needed to understand international issues, as well as deal with diversity in the classroom. Global Issues in Education also addresses the need for additional research that makes the connections between the geopolitical economy and education, and it does this with a focus on the link to culture, ethnicity, and education.These same measures are advocated by multicultural scholars in the United States and Canada concerned with minority studentsa#39; loss of heritage languages, cultures, and knowledge (Banks, 2007; Cummins, 1989; Gay, 2000). The One- Childanbsp;...

Title:Global Issues in Education
Author:Greg Wiggan, Charles Hutchison
Publisher:R&L Education - 2009-08-16


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