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  • Globalization of Education: An Introduction, Second Editionby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Continuing Joel Spring?s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Written in his signature clear, narrative style, Spring introduces the processes, institutions, and forces by which schooling has... more...

  • How Educational Ideologies Are Shaping Global Societyby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    In this book Joel Spring explores three major international educational ideologies that are shaping global society: neo-liberal educational ideology, human rights education, and environmentalism. Neo-liberal ideology reflects a rethinking of nationalist forms of education as the nation-state slowly erodes under the power of a growing global civil... more...

  • Educating the Consumer-citizenby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 44.95

    In Educating the Consumer-Citizen: A History of the Marriage of Schools, Advertising, and Media, Joel Spring charts the rise of consumerism as the dominant American ideology of the 21st century. He documents and analyzes how, from the early 19th century through the present, the combined endeavors of schools, advertising, and media have led to the... more...

  • Pedagogies of Globalizationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    In this ground-breaking book, Joel Spring examines globalization and its worldwide effects on education. A central thesis is that industrial-consumerism is the dominant paradigm in the integration of education and economic planning in modern economic security states. In the twenty-first century, national school systems have similar grades and promotion... more...

  • Globalization and Educational Rightsby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This is the first book to explore the meaning of equality and freedom of education in a global context and their relationship to the universal right to education. It also proposes evaluating school systems according to their achievement of equality and freedom. Education in the 21st century is widely viewed as a necessary condition for the promotion... more...

  • Globalization of Educationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 42.95

    Continuing Joel Spring?s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Spring introduces readers to the processes, institutions, and forces by which schooling has been globalized and examines the impact... more...

  • The Universal Right to Educationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 46.95

    In this book, Joel Spring offers a powerful and closely reasoned justification and definition for the universal right to education--applicable to all cultures--as provided for in Article 26 of the United Nation's Universal Declaration of Human Rights. One sixth of the world's population, nearly 855 million people, are functionally illiterate, and... more...

  • Education and the Rise of the Global Economyby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 56.95

    Joel Spring investigates the role of educational policy in the evolving global economy, and the consequences of school systems around the world adapting to meet the needs of international corporations. The new global model for education addresses problems of technological change, the quick exchange of capital, and free markets; policies to resolve... more...

  • Politics of American Educationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 51.95

    Turning his distinctive analytical lens to the politics of American education, Spring looks at contemporary educational policy issues from theoretical, practical, and historical perspectives, providing a comprehensive, thought-provoking overview. more...

  • A New Paradigm for Global School Systemsby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    This volume?a major new contribution to Joel Spring?s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education?offers a new paradigm for global school systems. Education for global economic competition is the prevailing goal of most national school systems. Spring argues that recent international studies by economists, social psychologists,... more...