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.
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  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 154.9 x 231.1 x 20.3mm | 498.96g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0415935350
  • 9780415935357

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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. Vanegas
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