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Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights$
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Jeffery F. Addicott, Md Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan, and Tareq M.R. Chowdhury

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780198074151

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.001.0001

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

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

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(p.111) 5 Globalization and Its Effects on the Emerging Jurisprudence on the Right to Education in South Africa and Nigeria
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Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights
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Avinash Govindjee

Elijah Adewale Taiwo

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.003.0005

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

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