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Third World education [electronic resource] : quality and equality / edited by Anthony R. Welch.

Contributor(s): Welch, Anthony R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Garland reference library of social science: v. 911.; Garland reference library of social scienceReference books in international education: vol. 44.Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., 2000Description: 1 online resource (viii, 316 p.).ISBN: 0203906322 (electronic bk.); 9780203906323 (electronic bk.); 0203905083 (electronic bk.); 9780203905081 (electronic bk.); 9780815313946 (alk. paper); 0815313942 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Education -- Developing countries -- Cross-cultural studies | Educational equalization -- Developing countries -- Cross-cultural studies | Academic achievement -- Developing countries -- Cross-cultural studies | Education -- Standards -- Developing countries | EDUCATION -- History | EDUCATION -- ComparativeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Third World education.DDC classification: 370/.9172/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Quality and equality in third world education / Anthony R. Welch -- the tension between quantity and quality in Nicaraguan education / Robert F. Arnove -- The struggle to achieve quality: a case study of Palestinian education / Ibtisam Abu-Duhou -- the mirror of China: questions of quality and equality / R.F. Price -- Reflections upon issues of class and inequality in Chinese education / Irving Epstein -- Education and mutuality: an action perspective / Jane Orton -- "Post Marxist" discourse and the rethinking of third world education reform / Anne Hickling-Hudson -- Qualifications, quality, and equality: a political economy of Sri Lankan education, 1971-1993 / Angela Little -- the search for quality and equality: the case of Papua New Guinea / Sheldon G. Weeks -- The state, adult literacy policy, and inequality in Botswana / Frank Youngman -- The struggle for quality and equality in Iranian education: problems, progress, and prospects / Gholam A. Tavassoli, Anthony R. Welch, and K. Houshyar.
Summary: This book debunks the argument that quality in education can only be achieved by limiting, or trading off, equality. This book argues that any worthy definition of quality education must include the interest of the underprivileged.
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Quality and equality in third world education / Anthony R. Welch -- the tension between quantity and quality in Nicaraguan education / Robert F. Arnove -- The struggle to achieve quality: a case study of Palestinian education / Ibtisam Abu-Duhou -- the mirror of China: questions of quality and equality / R.F. Price -- Reflections upon issues of class and inequality in Chinese education / Irving Epstein -- Education and mutuality: an action perspective / Jane Orton -- "Post Marxist" discourse and the rethinking of third world education reform / Anne Hickling-Hudson -- Qualifications, quality, and equality: a political economy of Sri Lankan education, 1971-1993 / Angela Little -- the search for quality and equality: the case of Papua New Guinea / Sheldon G. Weeks -- The state, adult literacy policy, and inequality in Botswana / Frank Youngman -- The struggle for quality and equality in Iranian education: problems, progress, and prospects / Gholam A. Tavassoli, Anthony R. Welch, and K. Houshyar.

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This book debunks the argument that quality in education can only be achieved by limiting, or trading off, equality. This book argues that any worthy definition of quality education must include the interest of the underprivileged.

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