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Teorías Críticas Del Estado Y La Disputa Por La Educación Superior En La Era De La Globalización, Marion Lloyd, Imanol Ordorika Jun 2014

Teorías Críticas Del Estado Y La Disputa Por La Educación Superior En La Era De La Globalización, Marion Lloyd, Imanol Ordorika

Marion Lloyd

The authors of this work have, for some time, addressed the study of change in higher education institutions from a political sociological perspective, and based on theories on the State and power. A re-politicization of universities can be identified due, in large part, to the new competing demands that generate structural tensions: to produce skilled manpower for the global market, to take a leading role in promoting the “knowledge economy,” and to democratize access for disadvantaged groups, among other requirements. In this context, the authors argue that it is even more necessary to analyze this institutions from a theoretical framework ...


Controversial University Policies Undergird Protests In Venezuela, Marion Lloyd Mar 2014

Controversial University Policies Undergird Protests In Venezuela, Marion Lloyd

Marion Lloyd

Higher-education policies form a key part of the student-led protests in Venezuela, which left more than 17 people dead in February, 2014. The Venezuelan youths are part of a wave of student-protest movements that have erupted in Latin America over the past few years, in Chile, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Brazil, to demand greater government accountability and support for universities.


Interview With Paulo Speller, Brazilian Higher Education Secretary, Marion Lloyd Mar 2014

Interview With Paulo Speller, Brazilian Higher Education Secretary, Marion Lloyd

Marion Lloyd

In an interview, Paulo Speller, Brazil´s secretary for higher education, speaks of the challenges in overseeing sweeping higher education reforms, including federally mandated affirmative action policies and the region´s largest science and technology study-abroad scholarship program.


"Ciência Sem Fronteiras Pode Romper Tradição Aulista Da Universidade Brasileira", Diz Secretário De Educação Superior Do Mec, Marion Lloyd Mar 2014

"Ciência Sem Fronteiras Pode Romper Tradição Aulista Da Universidade Brasileira", Diz Secretário De Educação Superior Do Mec, Marion Lloyd

Marion Lloyd

Entrevista com o Paulo Speller, secretário de educação superior do MEC do Brasil. Speller apontou com franqueza os principais desafios que o sistema educacional do país como um todo enfrenta, em especial no ensino médio.


What The U.S. Can Learn From Affirmative Action In Brazil, Marion Lloyd Feb 2014

What The U.S. Can Learn From Affirmative Action In Brazil, Marion Lloyd

Marion Lloyd

The United States has much to learn from Brazil´s sweeping affirmative action programs--in particular, the South American country´s efforts to combine socio-economic and racial criteria in selecting beneficiaries.