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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 32 Citations 9,330 167 World Ranking 5087 National Ranking 2542

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Awards & Achievements

2011 - Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada Academy of Social Sciences

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social science
  • Education
  • Capitalism

His primary scientific interests are in Political economy, Social science, Democracy, Sociology of Education and Social movement. His study in Political economy is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Higher education and Dimensions of globalization. Carlos Alberto Torres has included themes like Social change and Pedagogy in his Social science study.

His work carried out in the field of Democracy brings together such families of science as Citizenship, Capitalism and Multiculturalism. Carlos Alberto Torres has researched Sociology of Education in several fields, including Social relation, Social network, Critical literacy, Social pedagogy and Education theory. Carlos Alberto Torres interconnects Post-industrial society, Technocracy, Ideology and Underdevelopment in the investigation of issues within Social movement.

His most cited work include:

  • Globalization and Education: Critical Perspectives (494 citations)
  • Comparative education : the dialectic of the global and the local (475 citations)
  • Democracy, Education, and Multiculturalism: Dilemmas of Citizenship in a Global World (215 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His main research concerns Political economy, Social science, Pedagogy, Adult education and Comparative education. His Political economy research focuses on Democracy and how it connects with Capitalism and Ideology. The various areas that he examines in his Social science study include Critical theory, Social movement, Popular education and Political sociology.

Many of his research projects under Pedagogy are closely connected to Social justice with Social justice, tying the diverse disciplines of science together. His study in the fields of Adult Learning under the domain of Adult education overlaps with other disciplines such as Public administration and Tanzania. Carlos Alberto Torres focuses mostly in the field of Comparative education, narrowing it down to matters related to Education policy and, in some cases, Education reform.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Political economy (20.36%)
  • Social science (19.16%)
  • Pedagogy (15.57%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2020)?

  • Global citizenship (7.19%)
  • Global citizenship education (5.39%)
  • Political economy (20.36%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His scientific interests lie mostly in Global citizenship, Global citizenship education, Political economy, Pedagogy and Comparative education. He combines subjects such as Development economics and Public policy with his study of Political economy. When carried out as part of a general Pedagogy research project, his work on Lifelong learning and Sociology of Education is frequently linked to work in Conversation and Ecopedagogy, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of study.

His Comparative education study deals with Curriculum intersecting with Economic history. The concepts of his Education theory study are interwoven with issues in Technocracy, Adult Learning, Values education and Education policy. Citizenship is closely attributed to Higher education in his work.

Between 2013 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Global Citizenship and Global Universities. The Age of Global Interdependence and Cosmopolitanism. (26 citations)
  • First Freire: Early Writings in Social Justice Education (23 citations)
  • Theoretical and Empirical Foundations of Critical Global Citizenship Education (22 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social science
  • Education
  • Capitalism

Carlos Alberto Torres spends much of his time researching Global citizenship education, Global citizenship, Comparative education, Global education and Political economy. Carlos Alberto Torres frequently studies issues relating to Pedagogy and Comparative education. His Global education research is classified as research in Economic growth.

His work on Social transformation and International education as part of his general Economic growth study is frequently connected to Regional power, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science. The study incorporates disciplines such as Education economics, Democracy and Public policy in addition to Political economy. His work on Multicultural education as part of general Multiculturalism research is frequently linked to Public administration, thereby connecting diverse disciplines of science.

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Best Publications

Comparative education : the dialectic of the global and the local

Robert F. Arnove;Carlos Alberto Torres.
(2007)

828 Citations

Social Theory and Education: A Critique of Theories of Social and Cultural Reproduction

Carlos Alberto Torres;Raymond Allen Morrow.
(1995)

815 Citations

Globalization and Education: Critical Perspectives

Nicholas C. Burbules;Carlos Alberto Torres.
(2000)

766 Citations

Democracy, Education, and Multiculturalism: Dilemmas of Citizenship in a Global World

Carlos Alberto Torres.
(1998)

735 Citations

Reading Freire and Habermas: Critical Pedagogy and Transformative Social Change

Raymond Allen Morrow;Carlos Alberto Torres.
(2002)

565 Citations

The political economy of higher education in the era of neoliberal globalization: Latin America in comparative perspective

Carlos A. Torres;Daniel Schugurensky.
Higher Education (2002)

486 Citations

Globalization and Education: An Introduction

Nicholas C. Burbules;Carlos Alberto Torres.
(2000)

468 Citations

The State, Globalization, and Educational Policy

Nicholas C. Burbules;Carlos Alberto Torres.
(2013)

393 Citations

The university, state, and market : the political economy of globalization in the Americas

Robert A. Rhoads;Carlos Alberto Torres.
(2006)

356 Citations

Globalization, Education, and Citizenship: Solidarity Versus Markets?

Carlos Alberto Torres.
American Educational Research Journal (2002)

297 Citations

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