Exploring the global/local boundary in education in developing countries: The case of the Caribbean

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dc.contributor.author George, June M.
dc.contributor.author Lewis, Theodore
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-23T14:22:03Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-23T14:22:03Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-18
dc.identifier.citation George, June and Lewis, Theodore (2011) 'Exploring the global/local boundary in education in developing countries: The case of the Caribbean. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, First published on: 18 May 2011 (iFirst) en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/10077
dc.description Author Posting. © British Association for International and Comparative Education, 2011. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of British Association for International and Comparative Education for personal use, not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, , January 2011. doi:10.1080/03057925.2011.579712 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03057925.2011.579712) en_US
dc.description.abstract This article focuses on education in developing countries in the context of globalization and with specific reference to the Caribbean. It examines the concept of globalization and related concepts, and positions developing countries within this context. It explores the possibility of the creation of a third space where the local and the global can co-mingle and new understandings can emerge. The article argues that although the global/local interface constitutes a zone of tension; it can, in the realm of education, become an area of creative opportunity. It outlines some parameters that can guide the way in which the third space can be shaped when Caribbean and other developing countries are faced with the challenge of accommodating external ideas into local education en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher British Association for International and Comparative Education en_US
dc.subject Developing countries en_US
dc.subject Globalization en_US
dc.subject Indigenous knowledge en_US
dc.subject Local knowledge en_US
dc.subject Curriculum development en_US
dc.subject Caribbean en_US
dc.title Exploring the global/local boundary in education in developing countries: The case of the Caribbean en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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