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ERIC Number: EJ663401
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-4086
Education in Mexico: Historical Evolution and Ethnographic Perspectives. Essay Review of "Un siglo de educacion en Mexico," edited by Pablo Latapi Sarre; "We Are All Equal: Student Culture and Identity at a Mexican Secondary School, 1988-1998," by Bradley A. U. Levinson; and "Learning as Cultural Practice: How Children Learn in a Mexican Mazahua Community. A Study on Culture and Learning," by Mariette de Haan.
Pescador, Octavio Augusto
Comparative Education Review, v46 n4 p509-17 Nov 2002
Reviews three books that (1) provide a systemic overview of schooling in Mexico in the 20th century, (2) present a critical ethnography of Mexican student culture and identity formation, and (3) incorporate analyses of indigenous cultural practices into cognitive theory. Reflects on the future of Mexican education in view of political corruption and lack of government responsibility. (SV)
Publication Type: Book/Product Reviews; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Mexico