A few months ago, an editor from an academic publisher got in touch to ask if I was interested in writing a book for them. It is hoped that the discussions in this book will make a worthwhile contribution to expanding the scope of research in the field of Comparative and International Education and eventually facilitate additional theory improvement and policy formation as we witness the continuing and dynamic processes of internationalisation of larger education and international mobility.
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Most colleges have joined the 1989 Stanford revolutionaries who chanted Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Culture’s Got to Go!” Hence trivial, multicultural, relativistic, sexual, and politically correct research (Marxist, Freudian, feminist, homosexual, postmodern, ecological, and well-liked culture—with courses on topics such as hair, food, pornography, and comic books) supplanted what had been a focus on the Western tradition.
The volume is organized into 3 sections that address, first, global, supranational issues in internationalization and mobility second, concentrate on particular situations in Europe, the Middle East, the United States, Africa, Asia, and Latin America and third share profiles of person institutions, practitioners and participants involved in uniquely shaping international education in their everyday practice.
The individual is body and soul, intellectual soul incarnate,” in Marion Montgomery’s appropriation of St. Thomas (therefore the dualism of Platonism and the naturalistic anthropology of contemporary times each miss the mark).14 All men are fundamentally equal in that they are created in God’s image, however fallen, prone to a host of vices and sins.