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Monfredini, Ivanise – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
This article discusses the relationship between university and popular classes as an alternative to the privatist tendencies of higher education policies, as well as science and technology, in Brazil, in this period of transition from the neo-developmental project to the deepening of counter-reforms, which started in the 1990s. The subject is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Course Selection (Students), Courses
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Ritchie, Genevieve; Mojab, Shahrzad – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
This article is an exploration in the mode of thinking of refugee youth on the relations of 'democracy' and 'dictatorship.' Tracing the geopolitical relations of authoritarian and democratic forms of governing we demonstrate the manner in which these political forms are socio-historically interdependent yet appear as politically distinct, which we…
Descriptors: Ideology, Democracy, Authoritarianism, Refugees
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Thian, Wen Li – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
This paper looks at how cosmopolitanism is practised amongst Singaporeans who have experienced Singapore's education reform in the 1990s. Cosmopolitanism in Singapore is tied to state-intervention with a national orientation. To complement Singapore's push towards cosmopolitanism, the education reform in the 1990s promoted the idea of a national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Global Approach, Educational Change
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Yi, Joseph; Jung, Gowoon – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
This paper analyses the representation of international education in the Korean print media, by comparing texts produced by the leading conservative ("Chosun") and progressive ("Hankyoreh") newspapers in 1997 and 2014 (N = 271 articles). We find a major expansion and diversification of media articles on international education,…
Descriptors: International Education, Newspapers, Discourse Analysis, Correlation
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Kidman, Joanna; Chu, Cherie – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
Academic labour markets around the world are increasingly globalised and tied to transnational circuits of neoliberal capital. Universities in New Zealand are closely aligned with these trends and an academic labour force has developed over time that reflects these economic flows and currents. This labour force is characterised by an exceptionally…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders, College Faculty, Neoliberalism
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Gardner-McTaggart, Alexander – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a secular educational franchise, educating the globally advantaged and potential future leaders. Drawing on Bourdieu, this article involves original interpretivist research, reviewing data surrounding the international IB school and its educational leadership. It presents findings pertinent to the remarkable…
Descriptors: International Schools, Advanced Placement Programs, Christianity, Global Approach
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Wu, Jinting – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
Today China witnesses a renaissance of classical studies and Confucian Academies across the nation. With an estimated 10 million children attending Confucian kindergartens, classes, and schools, cultural heritage has increasingly become a new marker of social distinction. At the same time, Confucian tradition is often associated with excessive…
Descriptors: Confucianism, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Western Civilization
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Garton, Paul M. – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
The South African student movements collectively referred to as #Fallism or #MustFall were more than resistance to fee increases. They were, and continue to be, movements targeting multiple institutions of Western coloniality and globalisation in tertiary education to establish economic and social equity, placing #Fallism within the broader global…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Action, Global Approach, Social Media
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De Lissovoy, Noah – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
This study starts from contemporary scholarship in decolonial theory as well as from the seventeenth century political thinker Guaman Poma de Ayala, whose critique of colonial society in Peru enacted an epistemological displacement of colonial authority in its own method and perspective. On this theoretical basis, and by means of a contrast with…
Descriptors: History, Power Structure, Critical Theory, Educational History
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Knutsson, Beniamin; Lindberg, Jonas – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
Transnational multi-stakeholder partnerships (MSPs) are proliferating in the domain of education and development. This paper intervenes in scholarly discussions on such partnerships by pondering what post-foundational political thought might add. It is argued that both liberal and critical literature, albeit from very different viewpoints, tend to…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Stakeholders, Governance
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Tan, Charlene – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
This article analyses and compares the motivations and (re)actions of the education authorities and parents in South Korea and mainland China towards schooling reform. The focus is on two policy initiatives -- Free Semester Programme in South Korea and Comprehensive Practical Activity Curriculum in China. Applying the theoretical constructs of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Lewis, Nick; Shore, Cris – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
In Britain and New Zealand the neoliberal assault on universities has shifted from new public management and funding models to the special status of the public university. The project aims to complete neoliberal business initiated 25 years ago by more fully marketising and financialising universities, starting with 'unbundling' and outsourcing and…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Universities, Commercialization, Neoliberalism
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Bajenova, Tatyana – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
This article explores the strategies think tanks (TTs) from Brussels, London, Paris and Ljubljana use to exert influence on European Union (EU) policy-making. The paper argues that European TTs mobilise symbolic, political and network forms of capital built at the European level to enhance their legitimacy, credibility and visibility in the…
Descriptors: Expertise, Policy Formation, Organizations (Groups), Foreign Countries
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Bacevic, Jana – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
Contemporary changes in the domain of knowledge production are usually seen as posing significant challenges to 'the University'. This paper argues against the framing of the university as an ideal-type, and considers epistemic gains from treating universities as assemblages (e.g. DeLanda, M. 2016. "Assemblage Theory." Edinburgh:…
Descriptors: Universities, Ideology, Neoliberalism, Influence of Technology
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Komljenovic, Janja – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
Students, academics and university administrators are increasingly using and producing digital platforms, including social media. This paper focuses on LinkedIn to start tackling the question of the effects on higher education as a sector, its actors and the established social practices. It argues that LinkedIn moves beyond the passivity of…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Media, Labor Market, Employment Potential
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