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Stromquist, Nelly P. – 1987
A theory, anchored in a socialist feminist perspective, is presented about the state and the education of women. Propositions of the theory are compared with data from a study of 31 international development agencies about the behavior of the state regarding the education of women. The study focused on basic education, defined as the first 4 or 5…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Females
Kidd, Ross – 1982
Intended as a tool for non-formal education practitioners and researchers in identifying a range of relatively fugitive material, this bibliography includes 1,779 references to descriptive and analytical materials concerning the use of the performing arts as a medium for education and social change in the Third World. An introductory essay offers…
Descriptors: Community Development, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Folk Culture
Knox, Alan B. – 1987
Adult continuing education practitioners in the United States can improve their planning and decision making by developing an understanding of major societal influences on their programs. One way of understanding local influences is to learn about such influences on educational programs for adults in other national settings. This monograph is…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. – 1988
Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean face severe financial restrictions in educational funding. Responses to these restrictions are complex and require strong experimental efforts and adaptation to distinct and changing national situations. The articles in this bulletin respond to various proposals and situations that illustrate the search…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Development
Calvo, Gilbert – 1988
Various educators from Latin and Central America and the Caribbean met to design and produce materials for teaching family life, human sexuality, community life, and environmental studies. They concluded that the materials should meet community standards; help prepare for future change; develop working models for designing effective teaching…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Planning
Hunter, John M. – 1981
Education in general and specific educational projects fit into the construct of the allocation of investment resources that is basic to economic theory. Two techniques of computing returns to education and education projects are benefit-cost ratios and rates of return, which both rely on measuring costs and benefits. While measuring costs is…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Costs, Developing Nations, Economic Research
Mehretu, Doree – 1983
This 658-item bibliography lists some of the development and non-formal education literature that is available in Spanish at Michigan State University's Non-Formal Education Information Center Library. Published primarily between 1966 and 1982, the cited materials describe development projects and experiences or ideas of planners and practitioners…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Communication (Thought Transfer), Community Development, Developing Nations
Bhatia, S. C., Ed.; Patil, B. R., Ed. – 1983
These proceedings contain 17 papers presented at a seminar to identify and evaluate research studies conducted in the past with a view to providing guidance and ready reference for those who wish to conduct research in the future. A summary of recommendations appears first. Issues, researchable questions, and suggestions are made in three areas:…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students
Sanchez, James Joseph, Comp.; Romero, Patricia, Comp. – 1985
Intended as an introduction to the use of educational media in the Less Developed Countries (LDCs), this bibliography provides an overview of materials available in government documents collections. The 33 documents listed are derived principally from the Agency for International Development (AID), with 2 documents having been included from the…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communications Satellites, Developing Nations, Educational Development
Rivera, William M., Comp.; Walker, Sharon M., Comp. – 1985
The 48 papers in this proceedings focus on aspects of non-formal adult education including international comparative adult education. The papers are: "Lifelong Learning in Perspective" (Knox); "Women in their Thirties: The In-Between Generation" (Caffarella, Freeman); "Development in Women: An Analysis of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Aging (Individuals)
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Arnove, Robert F. – Comparative Education Review, 1984
Despite remarkable progress in education, China and India still face problems of massive illiteracy; lack of universal access to education; a hierarchical, elitist, examination-oriented system unrelated to economic needs and productive labor; a large number of unemployed school leavers; and dependence on foreign models, particularly at the higher…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Colonialism, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education