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Watson, Vaughn W. M.; Knight-Manuel, Michelle G. – Review of Research in Education, 2017
Given polarizing popular-media narratives of immigrant youth from West African countries, we construct an interdisciplinary framework engaging a Sankofan approach to analyze education research literature on social processes of navigating identities and engaging civically across immigrant youth's heritage practices and Indigenous knowledges. In…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Identification (Psychology), Cultural Influences, Indigenous Knowledge
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Cole, Jennifer – Review of Research in Education, 2011
Young Africans born in the 1980s and early 1990s enjoy neither the same education nor the same employment opportunities as their fathers and mothers. In the past 20 years economic inequality between Africa and the rest of the world has increased. In the context of the new economic conditions created in part by economic liberalization, national…
Descriptors: Social Status, Young Adults, Foreign Countries, Employment Opportunities
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Oketch, Moses; Rolleston, Caine – Review of Research in Education, 2007
This article reviews the evolution of education policies in the East African region in a historical context. The focus is on the formulation of policies for access to primary and secondary education in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania since their independence in the 1960s. The three countries have common characteristics and historical backgrounds. For…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Access to Education