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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 92.00
Education has been a central priority for Chile since the return of a democratic government in 1990. Thanks to a sustained economic growth and a commitment to increasing public investment in education, Chile has made a number of key improvements to the education system during this period. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 155.00
This book seeks to offer the most up-to-date and relevant sample of contemporary research on Latin American education, by inviting the reader to understand the complexities, heterogenetics, nightmares, dreams, crisis and promises of education in the region. more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99
Evidence of gender inequity and inequality in terms of access, retention and performance in secondary education in Sub-Saharan Africa raises many questions. While transition rates from primary to secondary are higher for girls than boys, and the repetition rates are lower, girls still significantly trail behind boys in terms of secondary GER. This... more...
- World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 29.99
The international dimension of higher education is a theme that is getting more priority on the agenda of institutions of higher education, national governments, and regional and international organizations. The globalization of our economies and societies has an impact on our higher education sector, in the same way as higher education through its... more...
- World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 24.99
Latin America faces tremendous challenges, particularly those of development, poverty, and inequality. Education is widely recognized as one of the most critical means of defeating these challenges. Democratizing education, by improving both its coverage and quality, is critical to overcoming the social and economic inequality that plagues Latin America.... more...
- Counterpoint 2012; US$ 15.95
Julia and her adopted brother, David, are sixteen-years-old. Julia is white. David is black. It is the mid-1980s and their family has just moved to rural Indiana, a landscape of cottonwood trees, trailer parks, and an all-encompassing racism. At home are a distant mother?more involved with her church?s missionaries than her own children?and a violent... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1994; US$ 18.75
Aboutissement des idéaux et des contraintes de deux générations de Québécois, celle de l'Après-guerre puis celle de la Révolution tranquille, l'Université du Québec est d'emblée une institution inscrite à la fois dans une tendance commune des pays occidentaux et au coeur d'une évolution... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.95
A New York Times Notable Book A Daily Beast Best Book of the Year A Huffington Post Best Book of the Year From elementary school on, Walter Kirn knew how to stay at the top of his class: He clapped erasers, memorized answer keys, and parroted his teachers? pet theories. But when he launched himself eastward to an Ivy League university, Kirn... more...