ERIC Number: EJ409188
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Unesco and the Politics of Global Literacy.
Jones, Phillip W.
Comparative Education Review, v34 n1 p41-60 Feb 1990
Presents an institutional analysis of UNESCO's historical role in literacy education. Explains politics of international institutions. Describes how a series of concepts of literacy evolved, not through theoretical discussion, but by political compromise among superpowers. Describes UNESCO as limited by political priorities of economic and social development. (TES)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Economic Development, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Policy, Global Approach, Institutional Evaluation, International Organizations, International Relations, Literacy Education, Politics of Education, Role of Education, Social Development
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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