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Pescador, Octavio Augusto – Comparative Education Review, 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…
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Cultural Influences, Educational Practices, Educational Quality
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McGovern, Seana M. – Comparative Education Review, 2000
Reviews four books that explain modern schooling's irrelevance for many indigenous communities and that represent indigenous knowledge practices with respect: "What Is Indigenous Knowledge? Voices from the Academy"; "Escaping Education: Living as Learning within Grassroots Cultures"; "Intercultural Education and Literacy: An Ethnographic Study of…
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Colonialism, Culturally Relevant Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Clover, Darlene E. – Comparative Education Review, 2000
Reviews three books that examine the ongoing transformation of environmental education from a narrow science-focused framework toward new goals of public consciousness raising, social change, and environmental activism. (SV)
Descriptors: Activism, Book Reviews, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Coombs, Philip H. – Comparative Education Review, 1976
Provides an overview of nonformal education. Discusses the characteristics of nonformal education as well as its misconceptions, limitations and prospects. (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Concept Formation, Definitions, Developing Nations
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Grandstaff, Marvin – Comparative Education Review, 1976
Concentrates on the fit between an educational strategy like nonformal education and a development problem. Explores the thesis that it is important to delineate the character and function of educational strategies both formal and nonformal, in terms of their potential for addressing varying human contexts. (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Educational Planning, Educational Problems, Educational Resources
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Evans, David R. – Comparative Education Review, 1976
Focuses on the relationship between communications technology and the human organizational setting within which it is used. Suggests that program effectiveness is determined more on the basis of how much learner involvement and control exists than on the delivery of a predetermined set of centrally prepared messages to learners. (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Educational Development, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology
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La Belle, Thomas J. – Comparative Education Review, 1976
Discusses nonformal education and social change in Latin America. Argues that nonformal education there has not produced a significant amount of social change because of the narrow psychological approach characteristic of most programs. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies, Evaluative Thinking, Literacy
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Barber, Elinor G. – Comparative Education Review, 1981
The author argues against specialized education programs for rural children in developing nations, asserting that these children's education should not essentially differ from that considered suitable for urban children. For a contrasting opinion, see the article by David R. Evans (pp232-43). (See AA 533 194.) (SJL)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Needs, Educational Policy
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Evans, David R. – Comparative Education Review, 1981
Reacting to the preceding article (pp216-21) by Elinor G. Barber, the author argues against a single formal system of general education for both rural and urban areas of developing nations. (See AA 533 193.) (SJL)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Needs, Educational Policy
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Kelly, Gail P.; Lulat, Younus – Comparative Education Review, 1980
This bibliography cites books, articles, and unpublished materials relevant to the history and current status of women's education in Third World nations and the impact of schooling on women's family, social, and work roles. It has a topical organization and cites materials in English, French, and Spanish. (SJL)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education
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La Belle, Thomas J. – Comparative Education Review, 1981
The first part of this paper challenges the traditional dichotomy between formal and informal education. Part two discusses a variety of nonformal education programs in the United States. The concluding section highlights the biases in favor of more affluent youngsters and the national character of much nonformal education. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Church Programs, Community Programs, Community Recreation Programs, Comparative Education
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Armstrong, Gregory – Comparative Education Review, 1984
Long-term centralization of Thailand's Adult Education Division resulted in a preponderance of urban-oriented curriculum in a country that was 80 percent rural. Beginning in 1976, the World Bank-Thai government's Nonformal Education Development Project facilitated decentralization by sharply increasing rural staff, offering new career…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Decentralization, Educational Change
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Lulat, Y. G-M., Comp. – Comparative Education Review, 1984
Lists 235 articles from 15 journals published during the second half of 1983 on adult/nonformal education (11); comparative education--general (10); educational planning/reform (11); general studies--comparative topics (31); higher education (23); Africa (15); Asia (28); Australasia (17); Europe (71); Latin America/Caribbean (9); Middle East/North…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Planning
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Ginsburg, Mark B.; Arias-Godinez, Beatriz – Comparative Education Review, 1984
A theoretical analysis of how nonformal education by radio represents a less expensive/more effective strategy for transmitting skills, knowledge, and values, increasingly likely to be adopted and directed toward adults in rural areas of developing countries. Illustrated with material from fieldwork in Huayacocotla, a village in Veracruz, Mexico.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Education, Community Study, Comparative Analysis
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Lulat, Y. G-M., Comp. – Comparative Education Review, 1984
Lists articles published during the first half of 1983 on adult/nonformal education (18); comparative education--general (11); educational planning/reform (16); general studies--comparative topics (35); higher education (24); Africa (11); Asia (22); Australasia (1); Europe (63); Soviet Union (13); Latin America/Caribbean (19); Middle East/North…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Finance
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