By Christina Hajisoteriou, Panayiotis Angelides

This ebook examines the intersection of globalisation and intercultural schooling via targeting the trajectory of schooling coverage: from improvement to adoption and implementation.The centrality of the countryside has been restricted by means of quite a lot of new socio-cultural, political and monetary phenomena during the last decade resembling globalisation, Europeanisation, modernisation, and worldwide recession. the most implications of those advancements have in simple terms simply all started to spread, and remain debated by means of policy-makers, lecturers, and educators. even though, it really is generally accredited that international socio-political and monetary advancements have allowed supranational associations, functioning throughout kingdom states instead of inside of them, to accomplish many kingdom features near to schooling coverage improvement and implementation. but, a lot is still unknown (and under-researched) in regards to the impression of those still-nascent advancements at the trajectory of intercultural schooling. This ebook units out to fill during this hole by way of studying the intersection of globalisation and intercultural schooling via macro-micro integration. in any case, for contemporary societies to set up social solidarity, schooling examine should still study problems with citizenship, democracy, and intercultural schooling lower than the lens of globalisation.

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Hajisoteriou, P. 1057/978-1-137-52299-3_3 35 36 THE GLOBALISATION OF INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION about the role and character of the state, the school and the classroom in developing and implementing such policies. To this end, this chapter critically presents and discusses the following state-oriented models: the Republic, the Liberal State, the Federation of Communities, and the Plural State. The classification is founded on the distinction between the public and private spheres, the role of individuals and their communities in the state, and the meaning of cultural identity.

CONCEPTIONS OF INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION FROM AROUND THE GLOBE 41 The opponents of monoculturalism highlight its failure to acknowledge power issues and their oppressive impact on immigrant and minority groups. Scholars claim that the model should be rejected because of its inadequacy in evoking concerns about social injustice (Modood 1997). It can be argued that monoculturalism leads to the perpetuation of stereotypes and prejudices. Many scholars have seen either globalisation or Europeanisation as a ‘corrective against nationalist or regional isolationism’ and assimilation (Coulby 1997: 30).

2002). Globalisation in Southeast Asia: Local, national, and transnational perspectives. New York: Berghahn. CHAPTER 3 Conceptions of Intercultural Education from Around the Globe INTRODUCTION The state no longer represents a cohesive legal space imposed upon a particular geographical territory that forms a homogenous cultural unit (Parekh 2000). The exposure of the modern state to external influences has led to the gradual disintegration of territory, sovereignty and culture, the very elements that previously expressed its solidity.

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