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This collection provides multiple perspectives regarding the possibility of creating sustainable education practices that are integrated into and relevant to the needs and practices on a global scale. It also focuses on the failure of traditional education to address the problems of globalization. The articles conceive sustainable development education as focusing on the holistic development of the body and mind, encompassing a wide range of issues. This idea is also central to the Gandhian tradition of life knowledge and Nai Talim (New Education). The uniqueness of this compilation is in the multiple perspectives it provides, establishing workable links between local communities, governments, and international organizations that would enable sustainable human development.
Chapter 11: Global Ethical Options in the Framework of Development: Gandhian Perspectives
Global Ethical Options in the Framework of Development: Gandhian Perspectives
Globalization and Commercialization of Education
Two parents can't raise a child any more than one. You need a whole community to raise a child. And the little nuclear family is a paradigm that just doesn't work. It doesn't work for white people or for black people. Why we are hanging onto it, I don't know. It isolates people into little units—people need a larger unit. (Angelo 1989)
In the present age where the primary concern of humanity appears to be the tackling of the various aspects related to globalization and its wily cousins such as liberalization, market-driven economy, the driving spirit is more or less couched in what ...