Globalization and Education: Critical Perspectives / Edition 1

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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Nicholas Burbules is Grayce Wicall Gauthier Professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies, College of Education, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Carlos A. Torres is Professor, Social Sciences and Comparative Education, UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.

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Table of Contents

1 Globalization and Education: An Introduction 1
2 The State, Globalization, and Educational Policy 27
3 Between Neoliberalism and Neoconservatism: Education and Conservatism in a Global Context 57
4 It Is and It Isn't: Vernacular Globalization, Educational Policy, and Restructuring 79
5 Managerialism and Educational Policy in a Global Context: Foucault, Neoliberalism, and the Doctrine of Self-Management 109
6 Globalization: A Useful Concept for Feminists Rethinking Theory and Strategies in Education? 133
7 Reform as the Social Administration of the Child: Globalization of Knowledge and Power 157
8 Globalizing Pedagogies: Power, Resentment, and the Re-Narration of Difference 187
9 International Education and the Production of Global Imagination 205
10 Globalization, A Fading Citizenship 227
11 Multiculturalism and Educational Policy in a Global Context (European Perspectives) 253
12 A Situated Perspective on Cultural Globalization 275
13 Globalization and New Social Movements: Lessons for Critical Theory and Pedagogy 299
14 Does the Internet Constitute a Global Educational Community? 323
Contributors 357
Index 361
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