GLOBALIZATION: CULTURAL IMPERIALISM THROUGH HIGHER EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN

Authors

  • Nadil Shah, Muhammad Saleem, Gulab Ahmed

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52337/pjer.v2i1.15

Abstract

It is widely accepted fact that Globalization is affecting all institutions such as education, politics, religion, health, and economy. The effects are reciprocal among different nations of the world but there is the imbalance in the flow between rich and poor Nations. The current study carried out to understand the Cultural Imperialism through Globalization in Higher Education of Pakistan from the perspective of the post-graduate students of Universities. The focus of the study was University of Karachi and NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan. The qualitative approach was used for conducting this study. The purposive sampling technique was used for selecting the respondents. Total 20 Postgraduate (MS/M.Phil and Ph.D.) students of Social Sciences and Humanities were interviewed through the open-ended questions. The Data were collected by Face to Face In-depth Interviews. The data were analyzed with the help of theories such as Power, Governmentality by Michel Foucault and Cultural Hegemony by Antonio Gramsci. The findings suggested that the Globalization is greatly disseminating the cultural Imperialism through Higher Education in Pakistan.

 

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Published

2021-03-25

How to Cite

Nadil Shah, Muhammad Saleem, Gulab Ahmed. (2021). GLOBALIZATION: CULTURAL IMPERIALISM THROUGH HIGHER EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN. Pakistan Journal of Educational Research, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.52337/pjer.v2i1.15