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Globalisation and international higher education : contested positionings

Dixon, Mary 2006, Globalisation and international higher education : contested positionings, Journal of studies in international education, vol. 10, no. 4, Winter, pp. 319-334, doi: 10.1177/1028315306287789.

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Title Globalisation and international higher education : contested positionings
Author(s) Dixon, Mary
Journal name Journal of studies in international education
Volume number 10
Issue number 4
Season Winter
Start page 319
End page 334
Publisher Sage Publications
Place of publication Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Publication date 2006
ISSN 1475-2409
1552-7808
Keyword(s) globalisation
international higher education
positioning
story lines
Summary This article stems from recent policy research involving participants in an international higher education program. Story lines of the program from Thai and Australian policy makers and policy actors are interpreted from a poststructural stance. Through the multiple and shifting positionings of the participants, agency and identity within this globalised space is constructed and reconstructed. The study contributes constructions of the relationship between globalisation and international higher education previously obscured by the apparent domination of the neoliberal discourse. Possibilities for international higher education as constructive of globalisation are encountered in these policy readings.
Language eng
DOI 10.1177/1028315306287789
Field of Research 130302 Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education
Socio Economic Objective 930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2006, Association for Studies in International Education
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30020014

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