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"Educating The Global Village" by La Swiniarski, Et Al
A review of the work on the educational needs of children in an increasingly diverse world of radical economic and demographic shifts.
# 15370 | 1,125 words | 1 source | 2000 | US
Published on Jul 20, 2003 in Education (Theory) , Sociology (Theory) , Literature (General)


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Educating the Global Village's most striking feature is that it seeks, in a systematic way, to anticipate and plan for the consequences to the social structure of the significant demographic shifts that have occurred in the US over the last 25 years.

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"Educating the Global Village's most striking feature is that it seeks, in a systematic way, to anticipate and plan for the consequences to the social structure of the significant demographic shifts that have occurred in the US over the last 25 years. The structure of American population has shifted toward what has been termed a society reflecting diversity -- of race, culture, language, and so on -- and this book appears to have been conceived as an analysis of, and suggestions for, meeting the emerging society's educational and career needs. There is a dual focus of narrative: on the emerging diversity generation in this country and on the fact that this generation will be living in a global society also marked by geopolitical, nation-state, cultural, and other categories of diversity, as well as a diverse set of priorities and capabilities. The authors argue that the main..."

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