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Education, Democracy and Political Development in Africa

 

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For most of the post-independence period African states have been ruled by one-party and military regimes. Writers on political development theory came to see this as inevitable. Pressures both from within Africa itself and from outside, however, have rekindled debates about democracy in the African context and have led to a whole raft of multi-party elections.

This book aims to provide a political analysis of education in Africa within the context of democratization.


Paperback ISBN: 978-1-898723-68-4
Paperback Price: £25.00 / $24.95
Release Date: March 1997
   
Page Extent / Format: 192 pp. / 229 x 152 mm
Illustrated: No
   

 



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Provides excellent and well-referenced insights into the schooling systems, curricula and teacher training of a wide range of African countries and argues that sustaining democracy requires reform, reschooling, and retooling. Highly recommended for those interested in international and comparative education, as well as social and political service.
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