Education, Cultures, and Economics: Dilemmas for Development

1st Edition

Angela W. Little, Fiona E. Leach

Routledge
Published February 29, 2016
Reference - 424 Pages
ISBN 9781138968455 - CAT# Y208024
Series: Reference Books in International Education

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Summary

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 agencies.

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