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Globalization and Education: Can the World Meet the Challenge?

Bernard Hugonnier

in Learning in the Global Era: International Perspectives on Globalization and Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254343
eISBN:
9780520941496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254343.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter calls for significant improvements in education and training, and analyses the current state of education worldwide. It explores where the global economy is headed and what nations and ... More


The Global Spread of Women’s Schooling: Effects on Learning, Literacy, Health, and Children

Robert A. LeVine

in Learning in the Global Era: International Perspectives on Globalization and Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254343
eISBN:
9780520941496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254343.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter considers women's access to education in developing countries and examines the impact of women's education through a novel conceptual framework. It presents the results of research on ... More


. Liberty, Authority, and the State in the AIDS Era

Peter Baldwin

in Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243507
eISBN:
9780520940796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243507.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

To understand why different nations, even ones with similar cultures and political systems, have pursued various strategies against the HIV/AIDS epidemic, this chapter appraises many factors: the ... More


. Clio Intervenes: The Effect of the Past on Public Health

Peter Baldwin

in Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243507
eISBN:
9780520940796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243507.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the developed countries' approaches to public health with regard to HIV/AIDS control and prevention. It describes the similarities and differences of the approaches taken by ... More


Birth Models That Work

Robbie Davis-Floyd, Lesley Barclay, and Jan Tritten (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248632
eISBN:
9780520943339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248632.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book takes us around the world in search of birth models that work in order to improve the standard of care for mothers and families everywhere. The contributors describe examples of maternity ... More


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