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Global Values Education

Teaching Democracy and Peace

Zajda, Joseph, Daun, Holger (Eds.)

2009, XXIII, 162 p.

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  • Explores conceptual frameworks and methodological approaches applicable in the research of globalisation, democracy, multiculturalism and values education
  • Examines central discourses surrounding the debate of democracy and values education
  • Illustrates how the relationship between globalisation, values education and education policy affects current models and trends in schooling globally
  • Demonstrates ideological imperatives of globalization and its impact on democracy and multiculturalism
  • Evaluates the ambivalent and problematic relationship between the State, multiculturalism, education reforms and outcomes in education globally

This, the seventh in the 12-volume series Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research, presents scholarly research on major discourses in values education globally. It is an accessible, practical yet scholarly resource that explores international concerns in the field of globalisation and comparative education. A vital sourcebook of ideas for researchers, practitioners and policy makers in values education, multiculturalism and moral education, the volume also provides a timely overview of current issues affecting values education, comparative education and education policy research in the global culture.

Drawing on recent studies in the areas of globalisation, equity, social justice, and the role of the state, the book critically examines the interplay between values education, globalisation, and dominant ideologies, and reflects on its implications for policy. It goes further to explore conceptual frameworks and methodological approaches applicable in the research covering values education, globalisation, equity, and multicultural education. Individual chapters critically analyse the dominant discourses and debates pertaining to values education, multiculturalism and relevant comparative education discourses. In addition, the book evaluates the ambivalent and problematic relationship between the state, its dominant models of values education, globalisation and social change.

The authors employ a number of diverse paradigms in comparative education research, ranging from critical theory to globalization. By focusing on ideology, globalisation and democracy, they attempt to examine critically both the reasons for, and the outcomes of, education reforms in the domain of values education, policy change and transformation. In doing so, they provide a more informed critique of Western-driven models of accountability, quality and school effectiveness.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Moral - Multicultural Education - Peace Education - education - education policy - educational research - human rights

Related subjects » Education & Language

Table of contents 

Foreword. Preface; Joseph Zajda. Acknowledgements. Contributors. Introduction. Section I: main trends and policy issues. 1. Globalisation, Social Capital and Values: The Case of the Pacific Basin, William K. Cummings. 2. Different Perspectives on Values and Citizenship Education; Hélène Leenders and Wiel Veugelers. 3. Globalisation, Values and Human Rights for Cultural Diversity; J. J. Smolicz and Margaret Secombe. 4. Peace Education as Cosmpolitan and Deliberative Democratic Pedagogy; Klas Roth. 5. Education in Values through Children’s Literature, Santiego Nieto Martin. Section II: Global pedagogies. 6. A Global Imperative of Teaching Multiculturalism in Florida’s Schools; Anna Kochan. 7. Learning to Be in the 21st century: Its evolving meaning and implication in the classroom pedagogy; Marie-Laure Mimoun-Sorel. 8. Academic Freedom in England and Germany: A Comparative Perspective; Rosamunde F.J. Becker. 9. Education as a Method of Re-orienting Values; Madeleine Mattarozzi Laming. 10. Cultural Diversity and its Recognition in Public Universities: Fairness, Utility and Inclusion; Geoffrey Brahm Levey. Index.

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