Crisis and Hope

Crisis and Hope : The Educational Hopscotch of Latin America

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This book seeks to offer the most up-to-date and relevant sample of contemporary research on Latin American education, by inviting the reader to understand the complexities, heterogenetics, nightmares, dreams, crisis and promises of education in the region.show more

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  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 154.9 x 231.1 x 20.3mm | 498.96g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0415935350
  • 9780415935357

Table of contents

Introduction: Towards a Neo-Liberal Education?: Tensions and Changes in Latin-America G. Fischman, S. Ball & S. Gvortz 2. Towards a Unified Agenda for Change in Latin America Higher Education: The Role of Multilateral Agencies R. Rodriguez-Gomez & A. Alcantara 3. Two Decades of Neoliberalism in Latin America: Implications for Adult Education D. Schugurensky 3. Prioritising the Education of Marginalized Young People in Brazil: A Collaborative Approach P. Wong & R. Balestino 4. A Local Reform Goes Global: The Politics of Escuela Nueva P. McEwan & L. Benveniste 5. Neoliberalism and Educational Decentralization Policies: The Experience of the 1990s J. M. Gorostiaga Derqui 6. Searching for 'Neoliberal' Education Policies: A Comparative Analysis of Argentina and Chile M. Narodowski & M. Nores 7. Beyond Neo-Liberalism in Education: The Citizen School and the Struggle for Democracy in Porto Alegre, Brazil L. Armando Gandin & M. W. Apple 8. Teachers' Work Revisited: Mexican Teachers' Struggle for Democracy and the Anti-neoliberal Alternative S. Street 9. While Gender Sleeps: Neoliberalism's Impact on Educational Policies in Latin America N. Stromquist 10. The Northern Influence and the Columbian Education Reform of the 1990s P. Vanegasshow more