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WTO/GATS and the global politics of higher education

Antoni Verger

WTO/GATS and the global politics of higher education

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World Trade Organization,
  • General Agreement on Trade in Services (Organization),
  • Education, Higher -- Economic aspects,
  • Education and globalization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Other titlesWorld Trade Organization/General Agreement on Trade in Services and the global politics of higher education
    StatementAntoni Verger.
    SeriesStudies in higher education, Studies in higher education
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC67.6 .V67 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23988435M
    ISBN 100415998824
    ISBN 109780415998826
    LC Control Number2009019794

    The Impact of the GATS on Transnational Tertiary Education: Comparing Experiences of New Zealand,Australia,Singapore and Malaysia Christopher Ziguras RMIT Globalism Institute Abstract This paper examines the impact of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) on transnational higher education in fourFile Size: KB. The book analyses the issues in the Doha services debate with some suggested policy approaches that might help build a more durable GATS framework. The book is a welcomed addition to the WTO literature and will serve as a point of reference for academics, policymakers and practitioners.   GATS BASICS: key rules and concepts We recently announced a series of entrances in GlobalHigherEd on the World Trade Organization’s two controversial trade agreements launched in – the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and the Trade Related Intellectual Property Services (TRIPS). Education is for All, keep out WTO-GATS 10 Dec Hundreds of students, teachers and educational rights activists from different organisations and groups in Delhi and outside assembled on the 4rth day of All India Resistance Camp Against Committing Higher Education to WTO at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi organised by AIFRTE (All India Forum for.


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WTO/GATS and the global politics of higher education by Antoni Verger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Antoni Verger is a researcher and lecturer at the Amsterdam Institute for Metropolitan and International Development Studies (AMIDSt) of the Universiteit van Amsterdam. His principal research topics are globalization and education politics, as well as higher education and international by:   His well-documented work explores in-depth how domestic actors and interests are key to understanding the constitution of the global education liberalization process entailed by the GATS as well as the opposition to this process in certain places.

This book WTO/GATS and the global politics of higher education book crucial reading to anyone with an interest in the future of higher by: Book Description. Since the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) was created inthere has been international pressure towards the liberalization of education all over the world, as well as new challenges to the traditional internationalization rationale in the field of higher education.

WTO/GATS and the Global Politics of Higher Education by Antoni and New York: Routledge, pp. $ (cloth). ISBN WTO/GATS and the global politics of higher education. [Antoni Verger] this book offers the field of comparative education an excellent model for studying and theorizing complex multilateralism in education using literatures from the field of political science, Read.

WTO/GATS and the Global Politics of Higher Education (COMPLETE BOOK). WTO/GATS and the global politics of higher education. Since the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) was created inthere has been international pressure towards the liberalization of education all over the world, as well as new challenges to the traditional internationalization rationale in the field of higher : Antoni Verger.

WTO/GATS and the global politics of higher education () Pagina-navigatie: Main; Save publication. Save as MODS; Export to Mendeley; Save as EndNote; Export to RefWorks; Title: WTO/GATS and the global politics of higher education: Series: Studies in higher education: Author: Verger, A.

Publisher: Governance and Inclusive Development (GID Cited by: “There have been surprisingly limited close, systematic and critical examinations of the WTO/GATS negotiations and outcomes concerning education.

However this book does tackle this issue, placing GATS into the context of higher education markets, taking a step by step analysis of the process of negotiation, the unfolding trends, and introducing us to the.

few, to investigate the global politics of education. WTO/GATS and the Global Politics of Higher Education is firmly anchored in the growing literature on globalisation and education but takes a step further in going beyond ‘methodological nationalism’, ‘educationalism’ and ‘methodological statism’ (pp.

7 8). His PhD thesis has been published in a book series collection on Higher Education Studies coordinated by Philip Altbach, with the title WTO/GATS and the global politics of higher education (Routledge, New York, ). Her research has focuses on the global politics of “education for all” programs and policies, education reform in sub-Saharan Africa, the role of civil society in the reform of educational systems, and the policy influence of international organizations, such as the World Bank, UNESCO and the WTO.

Her research has focuses on the global politics of “education for all” programs and policies, education reform in sub-Saharan Africa, the role of civil society in the reform of educational systems, and the policy influence of international organizations, such as the World Bank, UNESCO and the WTO.

WTO/GATS and the global politics of higher education. [Antoni Verger] -- The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) has furthered international pressure towards the liberalization of education all over the world.

This book explores the specific details of the GATS and examines the perceptions and opinions of the American higher education community and the Author: Roberta Malee Bassett. Through successive rounds of negotiations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) encourages countries to commit their higher education system to the mandates of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS).

The WTO is an organization committed to the aggressive trade liberalization of services like higher by: 8. Handbook of Global Education Policy (Handbooks of Global Policy) [Mundy, Karen, Green, Andy, Lingard, Bob, Verger, Antoni] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Handbook of Global Education Policy (Handbooks of Global Policy)Format: Hardcover. The Merchants of Education: Global Politics and the Uneven Education Liberalization Process within the WTO ANTONI VERGER Introduction The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) is one of the principal treaties of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

The agreement covers 12 services sectors, including education (WTO ). Since this. WTO/GATS and the Global Politics of Higher Education 1st Edition by Antoni Verger and Publisher Routledge.

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Since the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) was created inthere has been international pressure towar Brand: Taylor And Francis. GATS — Fact and fiction. Since Januaryover WTO members governments have been engaged in negotiations aimed at further liberalization of the global services market.

The booklet below debunks some of the myths and falsehoods about the GATS and the new negotiations. Higher education is the education level under the most pressure to be internationally liberalized. Currently, the main global instrument to achieve this liberalization goal is the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) of the World Trade by: Since the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) was created inthere has been international pressure towards the liberalization of education all over the world, as well as new challenges to the traditional internationalization ration.

GATS, TRIPS and higher education: projects, politics and prospects The World Trade Organization (WTO) and two of its agreements, the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and the Trade Related Intellectual Property Services (TRIPS), have emerged as important features of the global higher education landscape.

WTO/GATS and the Global Politics of Higher Education 1st Edition. Antoni Verger Since the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) was created inthere has been international pressure towards the liberalization of education all over the world, as well as new challenges to the traditional internationalization rationale in the field of higher education.

Principles of trade in education services are contained, like for all services, in the GATS. Current commitments and exemptions Back to top. For consolidated information on countries’ commitments and exemptions on education services go to the services database.

If you are seeking the commitments of a specific WTO member, go to “Jump to a. There are six ways in which the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) of the World Trade Organization jeopardizes the universal provision of essential services. Not only health care, education and water services are affected, but democratic processes as well.

In Decemberthe Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) publicly released its initial negotiating proposal to remove barriers to trade in higher education services to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and its General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS).

This book explores the specific details of the GATS and examines the perceptions and opinions of the American higher Cited by: GATS and Higher Education: State of Play of the Liberalization Commitments. Antoni Verger. Universiteit van Amsterdam. Abstract. Higher education is the education level under the most pressure to be internationally liberalized.

Currently, the main global instrument to achieve thisCited by: He has published more than four dozen articles, book chapters and books on these themes, including WTO/GATS and the Global Politics of Higher Education (Routledge, ), and Global Education Policy and International Development: New Agendas, Issues and Programmes (Bloosmbury, ).

Critics of WTO/GATS note at least three impacts of trade in higher education: • Marketisation of higher education. According to Jane Knight () UNESCO Conventions are for the purpose of “non profit internationalization”, the GATS promotes trade in higher education for the purpose of market liberalization.

• Access to higher education. and regulated within the WTO/GATS framework, and the implications of these processes for member states. In particular I will be arguing that though GATS formalises trends already taking place in the education sector (from primary to higher education), by reframing education using the language of trade and juridifying it within the global.

In a GATS regime, there would be no means of ensuring that only high-quality universities enter the fray to set up shop, nor would there be any means of controlling the cost of education they provide After extended talks in Nairobi, India and other member countries of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Author: Shubashree Desikan.

the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and its policy. Whereas for many activists the case it clear it remains unclear for many people to understand, what the WTO is, how it affects policies on a global level and, more specifically, how a possible inclusion of Education into the GATS Treaty might affect the Size: 20KB.

We need to save higher education from WTO: Anil Sadgopal. The govt has made some offers on higher education to WTO-GATS; Soumya covers politics, social issues, education, art, culture and Author: Soumya Shankar. Susan L. Robertson, Xavier Bonal, and Roger Dale, "GATS and the Education Service Industry: The Politics of Scale and Global Reterritorialization," Comparative Education Rev no.

4 (November ): Cited by: Through successive rounds of negotiations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) encourages countries to commit their higher education system to the mandates of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). The WTO is an organization committed to the aggressive trade liberalization of services like higher education.

This ideology, known as neoliberalism (Apple, Cited by: 8. book ‘Wealth of Nations’ – he identified two factors which The present state of negotiations under WTO-GATS in the education sector and its implications for ‘trade’ Higher Education in India: India today has the third largest higher education system in.

3 Sylvia Fasel and Raymond Saner, ‘Negotiating Trade in Educational Services within the WTO/GATS context’, Aussenwirtschaft, Jahrgang, Zurich, n. 59, Vol. II, Juneat 4 Jane Knight, ‘GATS – Higher Education Implications, Opinions and Questions’, First Global Forum onFile Size: KB.

A background paper, Canadian Higher Education and the GATS (AUCC, ), a brief to the House of Lords in the United Kingdom (Rikowski, ), and analyses by Stromquist () make it clear that globalization and higher education relate in very specific ways.

The World Trade Organization (WTO) promotes globalization by opening up all areasFile Size: KB.• Education services rank amongst the least committed of all sectors subject to GATS coverage (after audio-visual and energy services). However, there remains some degree of confusion to the extent that, despite the GATS carve-out described above, a number of WTO members have scheduled commitments in basic education services under the GATS.

Globalisation and Access to Higher Education Show all authors. Marijk C. van der Wende. Trade in higher education services, the implications of GATS. The Observatory of Borderless Higher Education Report. WTO, India and Emerging Global Trade Challenges in Higher Education.

Show details. The Emergent European Educational Policies under Cited by: