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Didonet, Vital – International Journal of Early Childhood, 1992
Reviews data on child poverty worldwide, providing statistics on 20 poverty-related problems. Examines effects of economic factors (i.e., unemployment, wage stagnation, inflation, and internal migration) and political policies (i.e., military spending over health and education) on child well-being, arguing that families and children themselves…
Descriptors: Activism, Child Role, Child Welfare, Childrens Rights
Estudios, Sobre Educacion, 2001
This journal issue introduces key points in education from a humanistic and interdisciplinary perspective. Articles are in Spanish (one article is in English) and each one contains a brief abstract in English. Research studies included are: "Globalizacion, Desarrollo y Pobreza (Reflexiones desde la Libertad)" (Juan Jose Toribio);…
Descriptors: Administration, Citizenship Education, Cooperative Learning, Educational Practices
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Germano, Jose Willington – Educacao & Sociedade, 1995
Compares two compensatory social/educational programs developed by the Brazilian government in the last 15 years. States that although one was formulated during the military regime and one during the present government, they both combat poverty and encourage privatization. Concludes that this promotes a process that sees education as social…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education, Educational Policy
Democracy & Education, 1999
This special edition honors the life and work of Paulo Freire by recalling the impact he had and continues to have on educators and students. Articles in this issue are: (1) "Editor's Introduction" (Tom Wilson); (2) "Nita's Elegy to Paulo Freire (in Portuguese) 'Privilegio, Pobreza e Poder'" (Ana Maria Araujo "Nita"…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Democracy, Developing Nations, Educational Change