Social Justice and Education in the 21st Century (Innbundet)

Research from South Africa and the United States

Serie: Diversity and Inclusion Research 

Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2021
Antall sider: 412
Forlag: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Språk: Engelsk
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ISBN/EAN: 9783030654160
Omtale Social Justice and Education in the 21st Century
The world is not an equal place. There are high- and low-income countries and high- and low-income households. For each group, there are differential educational opportunities, leading to differential educational outcomes and differential labor market opportunities. This pattern often reproduces the privileges and inequalities of groups in a society. This book explores this differentiation in education from a social justice lens. Comparing the United States and South Africa, this book analyzes each country's developmental thinking on education, from human capital and human rights approaches, in both primary and higher education. The enclosed contributions draw from different disciplines including legal studies, sociology, psychology, computer science and public policy.

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