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African education and globalization : critical perspectives

Author: Ali A Abdi; Korbla P Puplampu; George J Sefa Dei
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2006.
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Containing both theoretical discussions of globalization and specific case analyses of individual African countries, this collection of essays examines the intersections of African education and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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African education and globalization.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2006
(OCoLC)605666040
Online version:
African education and globalization.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2006
(OCoLC)607802263
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ali A Abdi; Korbla P Puplampu; George J Sefa Dei
ISBN: 0739110411 9780739110416
OCLC Number: 63116880
Description: ix, 214 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: African education and globalization: an introduction / Ali A. Abdi, Korbla P. Puplampu, and George J. Sefa Dei --
Culture of education, social development, and globalization: historical and current analyses of Africa / Ali A. Abdi --
Critical perspectives on higher education and globalization in Africa / Korbla P. Puplampu --
Indigenous knowledges and globalization: an African perspective / George J. Sefa Dei and Alireza Asgharzadeh --
Higher education for Africa's women: prospects and challenges / Philomina E. Okeke --
Globalization, information technologies, and higher education in Africa: implications of the market agenda / Wisdom J. Tettey --
The contested politics of education in Ethiopia: leadership vacuity, mass/national alienation, ethnic atomization and resistance / Mikael Wossen-Taffesse --
Economic restructuring and education in Ghana / Rose B. Folson --
International financial institutions and education in South Africa: a critical discussion / Nkosinathi Mkosi --
Swaziland: towards an effective education for global citizenship / Kwamena Kwansah-Aidoo and Joyce M. Djokoto --
Continuity or discontinuity in educational equity: contradictions in structural adjustment programs in Zimbabwe / Edward Shizha.
Responsibility: edited by Ali A. Abdi, Korbla P. Puplampu, and George J. Sefa Dei.
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