Globalization and International Education

Robin Shields

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This book introduces key international issues in education and considers the changes in education stemming from the rapid social, economic and cultural transformations associated with globalization. Grounded in a strong conceptual, theoretical framework, this accessible text will guide the reader through this evolving area.

Reflective exercises, chapter summaries and useful websites will encourage and support student learning and the application of new concepts. Recent debate and developments are considered, including:

- international aid, education and development
- education in conflict and emergencies
- education and the 'knowledge economy'
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon, U. K.
PublisherBloomsbury Publishing
Number of pages160
ISBN (Print)9781441150196
Publication statusPublished - 14 Feb 2013

Publication series

NameContemporary Issues in Education Studies


  • Globalization
  • Education
  • International Development

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Political Science and International Relations


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