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Author Rhoads, Robert A., author

Title Global citizenship and the university : advancing social life and relations in an interdependent world / Robert A. Rhoads and Katalin Szelényi
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 327 pages) : illustrations
Contents Globalization, citizenship, and the university -- "One coin has two sides" : the globalization of university life in southern China -- Pluriversity knowledge in a mobile world : international graduate students and citizenship at UCLA -- Resistance to neoliberalism : north-south tensions in Argentina -- Post-communism, globalization, and citizenship : the case of Central European University in Hungary -- Global citizenship and changing times for universities
Summary With the increasing integration of global economies and societies, the nation-state is no longer the sole force shaping and defining citizenship. New ideas of "global citizenship" are emerging, and universities, which are increasingly involved in international engagements, provide a unique opportunity to explore how fundamental understandings of modern citizenship are changing. Drawing on case studies of universities in China, the United States, Hungary, and Argentina, Global Citizenship and the University moves beyond a narrow political definition of citizenship to address the cultural and ec
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Central European University.
Guangdong wai yu wai mao da xue.
Universidad de Buenos Aires.
University of California, Los Angeles.
Education and globalization -- Case studies.
Education, Higher -- Political aspects -- Case studies.
Education, Higher -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
Universities and colleges -- Case studies.
World citizenship.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Szelényi, Katalin, 1974- author
ISBN 0804777802 (electronic bk.)
9780804777803 (electronic bk.)