Constructing worlds of education: A historical perspective

  title={Constructing worlds of education: A historical perspective},
  author={Joelle Droux and Rita Hofstetter},
Over the past two decades, historians have dedicated a growing amount of research to the history of globalization. This introduction shows how the articles in this issue contribute to this dynamic, aiming to illustrate its heuristic potential in historicizing educational phenomena. The field of education is presented as a relevant platform for an analysis of transnational dynamics, a fact which is demonstrated in the various articles in this issue: they offer a diversity of original case… 

Towards an educational modernization process: UNESCO interactions with Franco's Spain (1952–1970)

PurposeAfter World War II, an educational modernization process gained ground worldwide. International organizations such as UNESCO began to play a key role in the creation, development and

Exploring perceptions of the transition from health science practitioner to academic

Examining clinical faculty’s preparedness during their transition to academia and their perceptions of the level of support during the first five years of teaching revealed four areas for which study participants needed additional support: peer mentoring, administration support, institutional support, and interaction with students.




Internationalism Reconfigured: Transnational ideas and movements between the World Wars

Many historians have underestimated the significance of interwar internationalism, treating the League of Nations and the efforts of internationalists as idealistic failures in an age that was

Reflections on the transnational turn in United States history: theory and practice

  • I. Tyrrell
  • History, Sociology
    Journal of Global History
  • 2009
Abstract This article situates the idea of ‘transnational history’ within the recent historiography of the United States, as both a reaction against and accommodation to the nation-state focus of

Transnational intellectual cooperation, the League of Nations, and the problem of order*

  • D. Laqua
  • Sociology
    Journal of Global History
  • 2011
Abstract This article examines the political and cultural contexts of the International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation and the International Institute of Intellectual Cooperation. These two

Globalizing social rights : the international labour organization and beyond

Focusing on the ILO, this volume explores its role as creator of international social networks and facilitator of exchange between various national and international actors since its establishment in

The Palgrave dictionary of transnational history

The Palgrave Dictionary of Transnational History is written by over 350 authors from 25 countries and numerous subject disciplines. They share the belief that modern world history must be understood,

Worlds of Women: The Making of an International Women's Movement

  • L. Rupp
  • History, Political Science
  • 1997
Worlds of Women is an exploration of the "first wave" of the international women's movement, from its late nineteenth-century origins through the Second World War. Making extensive use of archives in

Crossing borders in transnational gender history

Transnational history and the history of gender and sexuality have both been concerned with the issue of borders and their crossing, but the two fields themselves have not intersected much in the

Women's activism: global perspectives from the 1890s to the present

Introduction. Part 1: Transnational Women's Activism 1. 'Overcoming Hierarchies through Internationalism : May Wright Sewall's Engagement with the International Council of Women (1888-1904)' Karen

Shaping a global women's agenda: Women's NGOs and global governance, 1925–85

List of photos Acknowledgements Introduction Part I. Women's international organisations and the politics of disarmament, 1925-40 1. World War I and its aftermath 2. Working for disarmament and peace

No Enchanted Palace: The End of Empire and the Ideological Origins of the United Nations

  • Mark Mazower
  • History, Economics
    Ethics & International Affairs
  • 2010
Acknowledgments vii Introduction 1 Chapter 1: Jan Smuts and Imperial Internationalism 28 Chapter 2: Alfred Zimmern and the Empire of Freedom 66 Chapter 3: Nations, Refugees, and Territory The Jews