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Transformations of the State

International Organizations and Lifelong Learning

From Global Agendas to Policy Diffusion

Authors: Jakobi, A.

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About this book

In recent years lifelong learning has become one of the most prominent education policy goals. This book shows how international organizations have promoted this idea and disseminated the need for it to countries all over the world. As a consequence of their activity, lifelong learning has become a central element of modern education policy.

About the authors

ANJA P. JAKOBI is Senior Researcher at the TranState Research Centre, University of Bremen, Germany. Her research interests include the internationalization of public policy and the activities of international institutions, in particular in the fields of education policy, social policy and crime policies.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction: The Global Interest in Education Policy

    Jakobi, Anja P.

    Pages 1-16

  • Tracing Global Governance: Policy Development in an International Arena

    Jakobi, Anja P.

    Pages 17-48

  • World Time: International Developments in Education Policy from the 1970s to the 1990s

    Jakobi, Anja P.

    Pages 49-65

  • World Action: International Networks for Promoting Lifelong Learning

    Jakobi, Anja P.

    Pages 66-103

  • Consequences: National Lifelong Learning Agendas

    Jakobi, Anja P.

    Pages 104-147

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
International Organizations and Lifelong Learning
Book Subtitle
From Global Agendas to Policy Diffusion
Authors
Series Title
Transformations of the State
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Anja P. Jakobi
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24567-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230245679
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57936-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36802-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 227
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations
Topics