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Globalisation and Pedagogy: Space, Place and Identity, 1st by R. Edwards

By R. Edwards

There's massive debate as to the character, quantity and value of globalisation. there's additionally loads of dialogue of its implications for schooling, quite when it comes to the unfold of worldwide coverage. The dialogue of globalisation and academic coverage has interrelated features - first, the exam of regulations as they migrate worldwide, and moment, the exploration of the procedures of migration and the way comparable rules emerge in several nationwide contexts. The authors of this e-book supply a clean exam of the alterations and improvement that globalisation in schooling has had on pedagogy. they give thought to varied pedagogic practices and introduce a number of literature from world wide. This pedagogic textual content can assist the reader to contemplate the effect of globalising methods on many various sectors of schooling and coaching.

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Fordism, post-Fordism and neo-Fordism may all exist in the same country and even in the same organisation, with other means of organising production also possible. The space-time compression of globalisation and responses to it are not uniform or homogenising. They present a number of contradictory positions in which the importance of distance and place appear to be reduced, even as their importance is reasserted as a reaction to the unifying effects of global integration. Thus, (the globalisation of social relations is yet another source of (the reproduction of) geographical uneven development, and thus of the uniqueness of place’ (Massey 1991:29).

In itself, hybridity is not new (Friedman 1999), but it is the nature, extent and intensity that we suggest is addedly significant in the contemporary period. g. religion. Nor can they be seen as entirely separate, bounded or distinct. From this emerges …a politics of location as locationality in contradiction—that is a positionality of dispersal; of simultaneous situatedness within gendered spaces of class, racism, ethnicity, sexuality, age; of movement across shifting cultural, religious and linguistic boundaries; of journeys across geographical and psychic borders.

Indeed, in certain locations, this can lead to what Benko (1997:23) refers to as non-places, spaces ‘devoid of the symbolic expressions of identity, relations and history: examples include airports, motorways, anonymous hotel rooms, public transport’—and possibly even cyberspace, as we shall see later. Thus, with the increased interest in space has also come an increased attention to issues of identity and auto/biography, as least for those within globalising practices who are most subject to certain tendencies.

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