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The Diploma disease

Author: Angela Little; Ronald Philip Dore
Publisher: Brighton, Sussex, England : Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex ; London : [Distributed by] VideoTime, 1982.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary looks at education in Mexico, Sri Lanka, Japan and Britain. It postulates that as bureaucracy dominates a society, education becomes a hollow quest for credentials and jobs instead of a chance for self-development of students.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Little; Ronald Philip Dore
OCLC Number: 13357624
Description: 1 videocassette (42 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 resource booklet.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: written, produced and directed by Angela Little, Ron Dore.

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This documentary looks at education in Mexico, Sri Lanka, Japan and Britain. It postulates that as bureaucracy dominates a society, education becomes a hollow quest for credentials and jobs instead of a chance for self-development of students.

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