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Discourses of Race, Ethnicity and Gender in Education

Emerging Paradigms


  • Provides strategic education policy analysis on recent shifts in race, ethnicity, and gender education

  • Demonstrates ideological imperatives of globalization and discourses of race, ethnicity, and gender globally

  • Evaluates the nexus between globalisation, race, ethnicity, gender and education reforms and policy issues

Part of the book series: Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research (GCEP, volume 33)

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About this book

This book examines dominant discourses affecting race, ethnicity and gender in education and societies globally. It presents cutting-edge research on the major global trends in globalization, race, ethnicity and gender education globally. Using diverse paradigms, ranging from critical theory to discourse analysis, the book examines major trends in race, ethnicity and gender research, with a focus on the ambivalent and problematic relationship between race, ethnicity and gender discourses, ideology and the state. It discusses and critiques key issues in race, ethnicity and gender research.

Readers will gain a more holistic understanding of the nexus between race, ethnicity and gender discourses and dominant ideologies, both locally and globally. It also provides an easily accessible, practical, yet scholarly insights into local and global trends in the field of race, ethnicity and gender education. With contributions from key scholars worldwide, this book will be useful to a broad spectrum of readers, including policy-makers, academics, graduate students, education policy researchers, administrators and practitioners.


  • Academic Achievement
  • Comparative Education
  • Critical Feminist Theory
  • Critical Theory in education
  • Cultural Diversity in education
  • Cultural Identity in education
  • Democracy in education
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Discourses of Globalisation
  • Gender in education
  • Gender Role in education
  • Globalisation and education
  • Human Rights Education
  • Human Rights Education Policy
  • Human Rights Education
  • Ideology in education
  • Inequality in education
  • Neo-Liberalism in education
  • Race in education
  • Social Justice in education

Editors and Affiliations

  • Faculty of Education and the Arts, School of Education, Australian Catholic University, East Melbourne, Australia

    Joseph Zajda

About the editor

Joseph Zajda is a Professor at the Faculty of Education and Arts, Australian Catholic University (Melbourne Campus). He specializes in globalization and education policy reforms, social justice, history education and values education. He has written and edited 45 books and over 150 book chapters and articles on globalization and education policy, higher education and curriculum reforms. He is also the Editor of the 24-volume book series Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research (Springer, 2009 & 2021). Recent publications include: Zajda, J (Ed). (2020a). Globalisation, ideology and neo-liberal higher education reform. Dordrecht: Springer. Zajda, J. (Ed). (2020b). Human rights education globally. Dordrecht: Springer. Zajda, J. (Ed). (2020c). Globalisation, Ideology and Education Reforms: Emerging paradigms. Dordrecht: Springer; Zajda, J. (2018). He is an Elected Fellow of the Australian College of Educators (FACE).

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Hardcover Book USD 149.99
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