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Froerer, Peggy – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2012
This article is concerned with the relationship between education, aspiration, and social mobility in Chhattisgarh, central India. I am interested in how the ideology of education as an intrinsic "social good" squares with the everyday experiences of marginalized "adivasi" (tribal) girls. My aim is to understand why education…
Descriptors: Females, Social Studies, Foreign Countries, Social Mobility
Leal Filho, Walter, Ed. – Peter Lang Frankfurt, 2011
It is widely acknowledged that sustainable development is a long-term goal, which both individuals and institutions (and countries!) need to pursue. This important theme is characterized by an intrinsic complexity, since it encompasses ecological or environmental considerations on the one hand, and economic matters, social influences and political…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Architectural Education, Higher Education, Environmental Education
Lin, Angel M. Y., Ed.; Martin, Peter W., Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2005
This volume brings together scholars from around the world to juxtapose the voices of classroom participants alongside the voices of ruling elites with the aim of critically linking language policy issues with classroom practice in a range of contexts. The volume is suitable for postgraduate students, researchers and educators in a range of areas.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Rural Schools, Language Planning