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ERIC Number: EJ604410
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-8146
Nonparticipation of Mayan Adults in Rural Literacy Programs.
Cutz, German; Chandler, Paul
Convergence, v32 n1-4 p54-69 1999
Interviews with five Mayans in Guatemalan villages identified deterrents to participation in literacy programs at four levels: (1) individual (personal history, self-perception); (2) family (values, machismo); (3) community (ethnic identity, economic system); and (4) national (funding, policies, culturally inappropriate formats). (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Guatemala