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Globalization and Educational Restructuring in the Asia Pacific Region

  • Ka-ho Mok
  • Anthony Welch

About this book


The focus of this book is to examine the growing impact of globalization on education policy and development in the Asia Pacific region. It analyses the reaction of selected societies and the strategies that their governments have adopted in response to the tidal wave of marketization, corporization, commercialization and privatization. Particular attention is paid to educational restructuring in the context of globalization.


education education policy globalization learning participation privatization quality

Editors and affiliations

  • Ka-ho Mok
    • 1
  • Anthony Welch
    • 2
  1. 1.Comparative Education Policy Research UnitCity University of Hong KongHong Kong
  2. 2.University of SydneyAustralia

About the editors

DAVID AYRES Acknowledged expert of Cambodian reforms JULIA KWONG Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Manitoba, Canada. WING-WAH LAW Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong KING-IUN NGOK Member of the Comparative Education Policy Research Unit and Instructor in the Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong MICHAEL PETERS Professor of Education, Glasgow University and adjunct Professor in Education, University of Auckland, New Zealand JASON TAN Associate Professor in Policy and Management Studies at the National Institute of Education, Singapore. SWEE-HIN TOH Professor of Education, University of Alberta, Canada PAUL WILDING Emeritus Professor, University of Manchester and adjunct Professor, City University of Hong Kong KIOK YOON Professor of Instructional Supervision, Inchon National University of Education, Korea

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