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Global citizenship and the university : advancing social life and relations in an interdependent world

Author: Robert A Rhoads; Katalin Szelényi
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2011], ©2011.
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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  Read more...
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Case studies
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Rhoads, Robert A., author.
Global citizenship and the university.
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2011], ©2011
(DLC) 2010050155
(OCoLC)691203783
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Rhoads; Katalin Szelényi
ISBN: 9780804777803 0804777802
OCLC Number: 742367090
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.
Responsibility: Robert A. Rhoads and Katalin Szelényi.

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This book examines faculty and students at four universities around the world to understand the diverse ways individuals experience and define citizenship in the age of globalization.  Read more...

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