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Social Policy Review 23Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2011$
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Chris Holden, Majella Kilkey, and Gaby Ramia

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781847428301

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847428301.001.0001

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Student security in the global education market

Student security in the global education market

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(p.281) Fourteen Student security in the global education market
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Social Policy Review 23
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Marginson Simon

Sawir Erlenawati

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847428301.003.0014

This chapter focuses on the link between international education and the human security of international students. It briefly discusses the concept of human security and reviews the political economy of growth in the market for international education services. It discusses the status of international students in the global market, followed by a case study of students' security in Australia, stemming from a programme of 200 in-depth interviews with individuals studying onshore in that country. It argues that international education needs to be ‘re-normed’, principally through re-regulation for student security. It opines that this would more effectively cater for the rights of students to safety and social and economic inclusion in the host society.

Keywords:   international education, human security, international students, political economy, global market, case study, student's security, re-normed, rights of students

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