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Globalization and Its Effects on the Emerging Jurisprudence on the Right to Education in South Africa and Nigeria

Avinash Govindjee and Elijah Adewale Taiwo

in Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780198074151
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080830 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.003.0005
Globalization and Its Effects on the Emerging Jurisprudence on the Right to Education in South Africa and Nigeria

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This chapter highlights how the concepts of globalization and human rights intersect with the right to education with particular reference to South Africa and Nigeria. The chapter is divided into seven parts. Following a general Introduction, it examines the brief profiles of the two countries. The third part discusses the meanings of the two dominant terms ‘education’ and ‘globalization’. The fourth part discusses the legal framework guaranteeing the right to education globally, while the fifth examines the right to education in South Africa and Nigeria. The sixth part assesses the impacts of globalization on the right to education in the two countries, while the seventh part concludes.

Keywords: globalization; human rights; right to education; South Africa; Nigeria

Chapter.  13424 words. 

Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration

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