Education, Cultures, and Economics

Education, Cultures, and Economics : Dilemmas for Development

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This edited volume reviews the conflict between economic prescriptions for improved education in the developing world and local cultures. Among the issues reviewed are: conceptions of culture and economics in development and education literature, economic considerations of school systems to promote cultural goals, the differentiation of schools from other sites of cultural reproduction, learning experiences of various cultural groups, and the cross-cultural work of development more

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  • Paperback | 424 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 21.84mm | 780g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138968455
  • 9781138968455

Table of contents

Introduction, Angela Little, R.L. Stirrat, Brian Street, Konai Helu Thaman * The Economic and Cultural Goals of Development: Whose Goals Matter?, Robert Serpall, Sheila Aikman, Munir Fasheh * The Costs of Culture and the Culture of Costs, Keith Lewin, Christine McNab and Peter Stoye, Mark Bray, Mercy Tembom, Iffat Farah and Kazim Bacchus * Cultures of Knowledge and Learning, Mikael Palme, Terezinha Nunes and Antonio Roazzi, John Lowe, Florence Kiragu, Mary Harris, J.I. Teasdale and G.R. Teasdale * Dilemmas Between Economics and Culture in Educational Aid: Lessons for Donors,Fiona Leach, Michael Delens. Bibliography. more