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Education as Social Action : Knowledge, Identity and Power.

Author: Ashok Swain
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Education plays a very important role in breaking the cycle of poverty and increasing opportunity. Various forms of social movements play an important role in providing educational opportunities to communities and social groups that might otherwise be excluded, filling the gap left by the state.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ashok Swain
ISBN: 9780230505605 0230505600
OCLC Number: 437165598
Description: 1 online resource (276 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Acronyms; 1 Introduction: Knowledge, Identity and Power --
Education Movements in the Global South; 2 Food for Starved Minds: The Mobilization of African-Americans for Education; 3 Education Movements, Power and Identity in Bosnia and Herzegovina; 4 Universal Elementary Education in India: An Exploratory Study of Movements in Civil Society; 5 Muslim Madrasas in Contemporary South Asia; 6 Education among Indigenous Peoples from Colombia and Peru: Social Movement or Public Policy? 7 Education as an Agenda of Social Action in Malaysia: The Search for Unity in a Plural Society8 Social Movements and the "Education Revolution" in Postapartheid South Africa; 9 Conclusion: Social Action for Education, the State and the Global Network; Notes; References; Index.
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