Title

Globalisation and governance : educational policy instruments and regulatory arrangements

Document Type

Journal article

Source Publication

International Review of Education

Publication Date

7-1-2005

Volume

51

Issue

4

First Page

289

Last Page

311

Abstract

For more than a decade, the economic, social, political and cultural effects of globalisation have been central topics of debate. Those who see globalisation as a combination of economic transactions and worldwide telecommunications tend to believe that its impact is profound, inasmuch as it is fundamentally altering the way in which we live and creating hybrid cultural styles. No country is immune from the effects of globalisation, and controversy continues to reign about its positive and negative consequences. The present study identifies and examines numerous challenges posed by globalisation and their implications for educational restructuring, with special attention being given to new forms of governance; the relation between the state, the market and civil society; and governmental policy instruments for education.

DOI

10.1007/s11159-005-1091-x

Print ISSN

00208566

E-ISSN

15730638

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Recommended Citation

Mok, K.-H. (2005). Globalisation and governance: Educational policy instruments and regulatory arrangements. International Review of Education / Internationale Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft, 51(4), 289-311. doi: 10.1007/s11159-005-1091-x