International Organisations and Education

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Explicit research interest in the consanguinity between international organizations and education as a field of inquiry is a recent development. It has grown with the demise of formal colonialism and the rise of the economic liberalization that emerged, and advanced rapidly, in the wake of the Cold War. The development of new communication technologies that shrink both time and space have played a crucial role in these more recent efforts. They shape the demands that globalization, and the knowledge economy, places on international organizations as agents of global change.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences
EditorsJames D Wright
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9780080970875
ISBN (Print)9780080970868
StatePublished - Mar 26 2015


  • Cultural heritage
  • Globalization
  • Higher education
  • Human rights education
  • International organizations
  • Knowledge economy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)


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