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Author Chabbott, Colette.

Title Constructing education for development : international organizations and education for all / Colette Chabbott
Published New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 196 pages) : illustrations
Series Reference books in international education
Reference books in international education.
Contents Introduction -- Setting the stage -- Discourse -- International development as an organizational field -- Educational development professionals -- Conferences to universalize education, 1945-1990 -- Protocol for identifying international development organizations -- Major postwar international conferences on mass education
Summary This volume analyses the role of discourse, organizations, professionalism and conferences in shaping education for development since World War II. Using the directories and databases of international organizations, proceedings of international conferences and interviews with more than 40 development professionals, this book explores historical trends in development discourse and how these trends are reflected in education policies and projects in less industrialized countries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-191) and index
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Subject World Conference on Education for All (1990 : Jomtien, Thailand) (Bangkok, Thailand)
Basic education -- Congresses.
Education -- International cooperation.
Education -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Educational assistance -- Developing countries.
Fundamental education -- Congresses.
Literacy -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203055993 (electronic bk.)
1136543244 (electronic bk.)
9780203055991 (electronic bk.)
9781136543241 (electronic bk.)