Globalization and Education: Proceedings of the Joint Working Group, The Pontifical Academy of Sciences, The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, 19 - 17 November 2005, Casino Pio IV

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $100.65
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 15%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (2) from $100.65   
  • New (2) from $78.91   
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any coupons and promotions
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:



New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

2007 Hardcover Still Sealed in Plastic. Never used! As New Condition-Over 750, 000 Internet Orders Shipped.

Ships from: Simi Valley, CA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:


Condition: New
Still Sealed in Plastic. Never used!

Ships from: Simi Valley, CA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Sort by


This book presents the results of a joint meeting organized by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences where renowned international scholars discussed the importance of education in an increasingly globalized world. The papers cover a wide range of topics, including immigration, education in developing countries, knowledge transfer, social, economic, cultural, and political conditions in global education, technology, communication, access to information and knowledge, as well as, bio-anthropological issues.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783110191134
  • Publisher: De Gruyter, Walter, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/1/2007
  • Pages: 285
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface     XI
Programme     XIII
List of Participants     XVII
New Approaches to Education in the Globalized World
The Synthesizing Mind: Making Sense of the Deluge of Information   Howard E. Gardner     3
The {dollar}100 Laptop   Nicholas Negroponte     19
Globalisation and Education - An Overview   M. Govind Kumar Menon     24
The Role of Communication and Information Technologies
The Grand Narrative Told by the Sciences   Michel Serees     39
News, Global Communication Technologies and Education   Mortimer Zuckerman     43
No One Left Behind Technology and lifelong mass learning   Rajendra S. Pawar   Manas Chakrabarti   Sugata Mitra     51
The Effects of Globalization on Education
Education in a Globalized World   David E. Bloom     59
Promoting South-South and North-South Cooperation in Education and Research: A Question of Responsibility   Mohamed H.A. Hassan     79
Education of Immigrants and Their Children
Globalization, Immigration, and Education: Recent US Trends   Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco   Carola Suarez-Orozco     93
What Can We Do to Improve the Education of Children From Disadvantaged Backgrounds?   Louis-Andre Vallet     127
Education and Cultural Diversity
Globalization and Cultural Identity   Wei Yu     159
Globalization and Challenges for Education in Least Developed Countries   Jean-Claude Berthelemy     166
Cultural Diversity and Education in an Increasingly Globalizing World (From the perspective of a 'Developing Country')   Mina M. Ramirez     191
The Challenge of International Educational Gaps in the Context of Globalizations   Juan J. Llach     213
Which Anthropological Bases for Education and Research?
Brain and Education   Jean-Didier Vincent     239
Education Between Ethical Universality and Cultural Particularity   Jurgen Mittelstrass     245
Statement on Globalization and Education     257
Erklarung zu Globalisierung und Bildung     262
Declaration sur Globalisation et education     267
Declaracion sobre Globalizacion y Educacion     272
Messaggio su Globalizzazione ed Educazione     277
Statement on Globalization and Education (Chinese Version)     283
Tables     287
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)