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Educational Import: Local Encounters with Global Forces in Mongolia

Educational Import: Local Encounters with Global Forces in Mongolia

by G. Steiner-Khamsi, I. Stolpe


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This book addresses students, practitioners and scholars in educational policy studies. The authors use Mongolia as a case to illustrate how global influences shape domestic developments in education, and how imported education reforms are locally modified, re-contextualized, or 'Mongolized'.

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ISBN-13: 9781403968111
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 04/29/2006
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

GITA STEINER-KHAMSI is Associate Professor of Comparative and International Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, USA.

INES STOLPE is Lecturer of Mongolian Studies at Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION From Socialism to Post-Socialism, From Second to Third-World, From Lender to Borrower PART II: GLOBAL FORCES IN POST-SOCIALIST MONGOLIA: FOUR CASE STUDIES OF LOCAL ENCOUNTERS Speaking the Language of the New Allies: Decentralizing Educational Management and Finance The Long Decade of Neglect (1990-2003): Stalemates in Nomadic Education The Fear of Falling Behind: The Policy Talk and the Enactment of Vouchers in Teacher Education The Mongolization of Student-Centered Teaching PART III: CONCLUSION Globalization in Education: Real or Imagined?

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