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ERIC Number: ED017857
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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EDUCATION IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, ITS FUNCTION IN TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE. PRAEGER SPECIAL STUDIES IN INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS AND DEVELOPMENT.
SHIELDS, JAMES J., JR.
IN THIS STUDY, UNITED STATES TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ACTIVITIES ARE EXAMINED IN TERMS OF THE ROLE OF EDUCATION IN INTERGOVERNMENTAL PROGRAMS OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. THE INTRODUCTORY CHAPTERS GIVE A SHORT HISTORY AND AN ANALYSIS OF THE EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY HELD BY THE AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (AID) AND THE FUNCTIONS OF AID COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PERSONNEL. THE REMAINING CHAPTERS DEAL WITH THE PRINCIPAL EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL PROGRAMS, PAST AND PRESENT, IN INDIA, PAKISTAN, THE PHILLIPPINES, AFRICA, AND OTHER AREAS. SUCH CONCERNS AS THE NEED FOR NATIONAL SUPPORT, THE IMPORTANCE OF POLITICAL AS WELL AS ECONOMIC GOALS, ENCOURAGEMENT OF SELF HELP, LEADERSHIP TRAINING (INCLUDING THE PREPARATION OF MULTIPURPOSE VILLAGE WORKERS AND HIGHER LEVEL TECHNICIANS AND ADMINISTRATORS), MATERIAL ASSISTANCE, PARTICIPANT TRAINING IN THE UNITED STATES AND IN THIRD COUNTRIES, AND COMMON FAILINGS IN TRAINING PROGRAMS, ARE STRESSED. THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES CHAPTER NOTES AND 80 REFERENCES. IT IS AVAILABLE FROM FREDERICK A. PRAEGER, PUBLISHERS, 111 FOURTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, N. Y. 10003. 135 PAGES. (LY)
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Identifiers: AFRICA; AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT; INDIA; LATIN AMERICA; PAKISTAN; PHILIPPINES; UNITED STATES