Globalization and Education
The course examines the conceptual & empirical work on the social, cultural, & economic aspects of globalization & their implications for education. We shall explore education in light of: 1) the increasing de-territorialization of cultural formations; 2) the emergence of global markets along with the post-nationalization of the production & distribution of goods & services -- with a concomitant premiss on knowledge -- intensive work; 3) new information & communication technologies which are reshaping the structure & meaning of work, belonging & community; 4) unprecedented population movements & worldwide immigration. We shall examine recent conceptual work, in globalization & its relationships to human experience with a focus on youth.
- Old Course Number: E53.2805