Globalisation, Human Rights, Sports, and Culture (Hardcover)
Joseph Zajda is a Professor at the Faculty of Education and Arts, Australian Catholic University (Melbourne Campus). He specialises in globalisation and education policy reforms, social justice, history education and values education. He has written and edited 45 books and over 150 book chapters and articles on globalisation and education policy, higher education and curriculum reforms. He is also the editor of the 24-volume book series Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research (Springer, 2009 & 2021). Recent publications include: Zajda, J (Ed). (2020a). Globalisation, ideology and neo-liberal higher education reform. Dordrecht: Springer. Zajda, J. (Ed). (2020b). Human rights education globally. Dordrecht: Springer. Zajda, J. (Ed). (2020c). Globalisation, Ideology and Education Reforms: Emerging paradigms. Dordrecht: Springer. Zajda, J. (2018). He is an elected fellow of the Australian College of Educators (FACE). Yvonne Vissing, PhD, is a Professor of Healthcare Studies, focusing on health policy and public health, and the Founding Director of the Center for Childhood & Youth Studies at Salem State University. She is the US policy chair for the Hope for Children Convention on the Child Policy Center in Cyprus, on the Steering Committee for Human Rights Educators USA, and is on the AAAS Human Rights Council. Vissing is author of 17 books, including Children's Human Rights in the USA: Challenge & Opportunities (Springer 2023), Changing the Paradigm of Homelessness (Routledge 2020), and The Rights of Unaccompanied Minors (Springer 2021). A clinical sociologist, National Institute of Mental Health Post-Doctoral Research Fellow on child abuse and Whiting Foundation fellow studying child rights, she was also a Dialogue and Democracy fellow at UCONN's Dodd Center for Human Rights. She is a graduate of Equitas International Human Rights Training Program in Montreal. She is CEO of Training for Excellence.