Education, Globalization, and Social Change by Hugh Lauder

Education, Globalization, and Social Change

EditorHugh Lauder, Phillip Brown, Jo-anne Dillabough

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Education is seen as central to economic competitiveness, the reduction of poverty and inequality, and environmental sustainability. The editors have selected key writings that examine the social and economic limits- and possibilities of-education in addressing these fundamental problems. Thisnew reader establishes the field of sociology of education with a particular focus on papers that analyse the nature and extent of globalization in education. A general introduction presents the key concepts in the sociology of education, and outlines the major theories and debates, especially inrelation to globalization. Each section is accompanied by a part opener explaining and contextualizing the readings within a larger educational and sociological context.

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Hugh Lauder is Professor of Education and Political Economy at the University of Bath. Phillip Brown is Research Professor at Cardiff University. Jo-Anne Dillabough is Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia. A. H. Halsey is Emeritus Professor, Nuffield College, Oxford University.
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Title:Education, Globalization, and Social ChangeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1216 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.68 inPublished:July 26, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PART 1: CLASSIC TEXTSPART 2: CONTEMPORARY THEORIES OF SOCIAL CHANGEPART 3: EDUCATION, GLOBALIZATION AND THE NATION STATEPART 4: EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND THE GLOBAL LABOUR MARKETPART 5: THE FAMILY, OPPORTUNITY AND SOCIAL MOBILITYPART 6: POWER, CULTURE AND THE POLITICS OF IDENTITIESPART 7: CHANGING EDUCATION AND TEACHERS' WORKPART 8: CURRICULUM, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENTPART 9: UNIVERSITIES, HIGHER EDUCATION AND LIFELONG LEARNINGPART 10: EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT