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Klees, Steven J. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2010
The world faces pervasive poverty and inequality. Hundreds of billions of dollars in international aid have been given or loaned to developing countries though bilateral and multilateral mechanisms, at least, ostensibly, in order to do something about these problems. Has such aid helped? Debates around this question have been ongoing for decades,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Poverty, Economically Disadvantaged
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Klees, Steven J. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2010
While there are areas of disagreement in the responses to this author's earlier article [Klees, "Aid, Development, and Education," "Current Issues in Comparative Education," v13(1) 7-28 2010], he finds that the disagreements are much less important than the commonalities. He tries to detail both in this reply, but he focuses on how he and his…
Descriptors: Debate, Models, Social Systems, Economic Development
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Klees, Steven J. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2008
For more than a decade, there has been talk by politicians, academics, and others of a "third way," referring to means and principles of social organization other than the State and the market. Most of this discussion about a third way for development focuses on the roles that can be played by NGOs and other elements of civil society. In this…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Social Organizations, Educational Change, Nongovernmental Organizations