Globalisation, Cultural Diversity and Schooling (Hardcover)

Globalisation, Cultural Diversity and Schooling By Joseph Zajda (Editor), Suzanne Majhanovich (Editor) Cover Image

Globalisation, Cultural Diversity and Schooling (Hardcover)

By Joseph Zajda (Editor), Suzanne Majhanovich (Editor)

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This is book number 41 in the Globalisation series.

This book analyses dominant discourses of globalisation, cultural diversity and schooling. The collection in this volume advance further the discussions on the phenomenon of globalisation, and its far-reaching effects on our world, and consider cultural diversity in its broadest sense, as it manifests itself in a globalised world. Zajda has argued that globalisation represents a synthesis of technology, ideology and organisation, specifically related to border crossings of people, global finance and trade, IT convergence as well as cross-cultural communication. The reality of cultural diversity has been brought into stronger focus because of globalisation. Cultural diversity, always present in society is more evident today because of globalisation. The ways society copes with cultural diversity have changed such that the embrace of cultural diversity as part of identity is encouraged in liberal democracies. Cultural diversity, as presented in this volume is seen in a broad contextand includes factors such as race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, culture, age, and physical ability as well as a variety of beliefs and values.
The book contributes in a very scholarly way, to a more holistic understanding of the nexus between globalisation, cultural diversity, democracy, and equality for all.
Product Details ISBN: 9783031532184
ISBN-10: 303153218X
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: July 3rd, 2024
Pages: 181
Language: English
Series: Globalisation