African Education and Globalization: Critical Perspectives

African Education and Globalization: Critical Perspectives

By: George J. Sefa Dei (editor), Ali A. Abdi (editor), Korbala P. Puplampu (editor), Mkosi Mkosi (contributor), Okeke-Ihejirika Okeke-Ihejirika (contributor), Rose Baaba Folson (contributor), Kwamena Kwansah-Aidoo (contributor), Joyce M. Djokoto (contributor), George J. Sefa Dei (contributor), Alireza Asgharzadeh (contributor)Hardback

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Containing both theoretical discussions of globalization and specific case analyses of individual African countries, this collection of essays examines the intersections of African education and globalization with multiple analytical and geographical emphases and intentions. The 11 essays critically analyze the issues from historical, cultural, and socio-economic perspectives. Of interest to both educators and scholars who are interested in a more in-depth understanding of the current reign globalization, African Education and Globalization is an important and timely read.

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Ali A. Abdi is associate professor of comparative and international education in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Alberta. Korbla P. Puplampu is sociology instructor in the Department of Psychology and Sociology at Grant MacEwan College. George J. Sefa Dei is professor and chair of the Department of Sociology and Equity Studies for the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto (OISE/UT).


Part 1 Section One Chapter 2 African Education and Globalization: An Introduction Chapter 3 Culture of Education, Social Development, and Globalization: Historical and Current Analyses of Africa Chapter 4 Critical Perspectives on HIgher Education and Globalization in Africa Chapter 5 Indigenous Knowledges and Globalization: An African Perspective Chapter 6 Higher Education for Africa's Women: Prospects and Challenges Chapter 7 Globalization, Information Technologies, and Higher Education in Africa: Implications of the Market Agenda Part 8 Section Two Chapter 9 The Contested Politics of Education in Ethiopia: Leadership Vacuity, Mass National Alienation, Ethnic Atomization, and Resistance Chapter 10 Global Economic Restructuring and Education for Development in Ghana Chapter 11 The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and Education in South Africa: A Critical Discussion Chapter 12 Swaziland: Towards an Effective Education for Global Citizenship Chapter 13 Continuity or Discontinuity in Educational Equity: Contradictions in Structural Adjustment Programs in Zimbabwe

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/01/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780739110416
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 234
  • ID: 9780739110416
  • weight: 490
  • ISBN10: 0739110411

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