ERIC Number: EJ586437
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The World Bank and the Literacy Questions: Orthodoxy, Heresy, and Ideology.
Jones, Phillip W.
International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, v43 n4 p367-75 1997
Discusses the role of ideology in the World Bank's funding decisions. Describes the issues of literacy and development, especially as related to the World Bank. Concludes that adult literacy programs, which have relatively unpredictable and uncontrollable outcomes, may represent a commitment that, politically and culturally, is too risky for the Bank. Contains 12 references. (CAK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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