Globalization and marketization in education : a comparative analysis of Hong Kong and Singapore

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Abstract

Globalization has effected tremendous change to the character and functions of education worldwide. This unique book focuses on its impact upon Hong Kong and Singapore, and how these two East Asian Tigers have responded to the strong global tide of marketization in shaping and developing their education policies. The authors discuss the way in which increasingly prominent tides of marketization, privatization, corporatization and decentralization have influenced the governance and management of education in these two Asian economies. They aim to identify and examine the crucial socio-historical, socio-economic and socio-political factors for education reforms initiated in the two societies in recent years.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEdward Elgar
ISBN (Print)9781781956342
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Singapore
Hong Kong
globalization
education
political factors
privatization
decentralization
governance
reform
economy
management
society
economics

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