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ERIC Number: EJ863655
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0738-0593
Education and Poverty in the Global Development Agenda: Emergence, Evolution and Consolidation
Tarabini, Aina
International Journal of Educational Development, v30 n2 p204-212 Mar 2010
The objective of this paper is to analyse the role of education and poverty in the current global development agenda. It intends to analyse the emergence, evolution and consolidation of a global agenda, which attributes a key role to education in the fight against poverty. With this objective, the paper addresses four main issues: first, it analyses the context in which the emergence of the agenda must be placed, analysing specifically the changes generated by globalisation; second, it focuses on the role of the actors, and especially on the role of the World Bank in setting the agenda; third, it explains the consolidation of the agenda by the Education for All Conferences and the Millennium Development Goals; finally it presents some of the main limitations of the hegemonic agenda.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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