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Population, Human Resources, and Employment

Alejandro N. Herrin and Ernesto M. Pernia

in The Philippine Economy: Development, Policies, and Challenges

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195158984
eISBN:
9780199869107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158989.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Reviews critical aspects of population growth, fertility, human resource development, and employment. It identifies key issues and suggests suitable policy directions. A framework is offered for the ... More


Right to Development

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670820
eISBN:
9780199082117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670820.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter evaluates the rights of children to development. Basic education meets the fundamental learning needs of children, the youth, and adults. Early childhood development (ECD) and adult ... More


Education and Community Formation

Jack Tannous

in The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter studies Christian education in the post-Chalcedonian Middle East. It is unlikely that an attempt would be made to educate all young Christian boys—the need for child labor in an ... More


Popularizing Basic Education in Tibet’s Nomadic Regions

Gerard Postiglione, Ben Jiao, Li Xiaoliang, and Tsamla

in Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The remote, sparsely populated, and harsh environment of Tibet plateau further complicates educational reform in this frontier region. In their chapter, Gerard Postiglione, Ben Jiao, Li Xiaoliang, ... More


Education-Based Approaches to Early Childhood Development

Chloe O’Gara

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

A learning crisis exists, despite almost universal school enrollment. Learning failure is concentrated in the first years of school, and reinforces patterns of social and economic inequities. Poor ... More


Capability-cultivating services as a foundation for welfare and innovation policies

Reijo Miettinen

in Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199692613
eISBN:
9780191750762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692613.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

Chapter 7 argues that the further development of the capability cultivating universal services created by the welfare state in the 1970s and 1980s constitute a key foundation for innovation and ... More


Confronting the Political Realities

in Courts and Kids: Pursuing Educational Equity through the State Courts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226706191
eISBN:
9780226706184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706184.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book has argued that success in sound basic education cases is critical to achieving educational equity and excellence. Effective remedies in these cases require the adoption of challenging ... More


Civic Participation and the State Courts

Michael A. Rebell

in Flunking Democracy: Schools, Courts, and Civic Participation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226549781
eISBN:
9780226549958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226549958.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The Supreme Court’s rejection of the fiscal equity claims of the plaintiffs in the 1973 Rodriguez case shut the doors of the federal courthouses to advocates of education finance reform. As a result, ... More


Defining Success in Sound Basic Education Litigations

in Courts and Kids: Pursuing Educational Equity through the State Courts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226706191
eISBN:
9780226706184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706184.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Plaintiffs' extraordinary winning record at the liability stage of the sound basic education cases is both an indication of the depth of the continuing denial of educational opportunities to most ... More


The Long Journey: Early Days

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter briefly narrates the history of India’s quest for elementary education till 1986 when the National Policy on Education (NPE), 1986, came into effect. It outlines the nationalist ... More


Learning beyond Formal Education

Paul James, Yaso Nadarajah, Karen Haive, and Victoria Stead

in Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Development: Other Paths for Papua New Guinea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835880
eISBN:
9780824871611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835880.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explains why the formal education in Papua New Guinea remains inadequate to meet the learning needs of the population. Firstly, a substantial section of the population either does not ... More


Education Policymaking at National Level: The Politics of Multiple Principals

Robert Cameron and Vinothan Naidoo

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When one looks at the arrangements that have been put in place for managing performance in South Africa’s public sector since 1994—and specifically in the education sector—they are enormously ... More


Provincial Governance of Education—The Western Cape Experience

Cameron Robert and Brian Levy

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The focus of this chapter is the management and governance of education at provincial level—specifically on efforts to introduce performance management into education by the Western Cape Education ... More


Provincial Governance of Education—The Eastern Cape Experience

Zukiswa Kota, Monica Hendricks, Eric Matambo, and Vinothan Naidoo

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the politics and governance of education policy and delivery in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province. The Eastern Cape experienced extensive governmental re-organization ... More


Crafting Effective Remedies: Comparative Institutional Perspectives

in Courts and Kids: Pursuing Educational Equity through the State Courts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226706191
eISBN:
9780226706184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706184.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Ensuring a sound basic education for all children is an affirmative mandate of most state constitutions, and this egalitarian imperative has also been adopted as the United States' paramount ... More


Multicultural Education and Ethnic Integration: A Case Study of Girls’ Education in the Lahu Area

Teng Xing, Yang Hong, and Yang Qixue

in Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

With the support of the Ford Foundation, Professor Teng Xing of Minzu University in Beijing has overseen a long-term project aimed at promoting the educational opportunities among the Lahu minority ... More


The Politics of What Works in Service Delivery

Claire Mcloughlin

in The Politics of Inclusive Development: Interrogating the Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198722564
eISBN:
9780191789250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722564.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the evidence on the forms of politics likely to promote inclusive social provisioning and enable, as opposed to constrain, improvements in service outcomes. It focuses on eight ... More


The Concession Schools of Bogotá, Colombia

Felipe Barrera-Osorio

in School Choice International: Exploring Public-Private Partnerships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033763
eISBN:
9780262270113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033763.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter focuses on an educational program launched in Bogota, Colombia designed to broaden the coverage and quality of basic education. It is a partnership between the public and private ... More


The Quality of Life in Prisons: Do Educational Programs Reduce In-Prison Conflicts?

María Laura Alzüa, Catherine Rodriguez, and Edgar Villa

in The Economics of Crime: Lessons For and From Latin America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226153742
eISBN:
9780226153766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226153766.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the role of prisons, which is an area where there are perhaps some of the biggest institutional differences between Latin America and developed countries and there is huge ... More


Meeting ‘Felt Aspirations’: For a New Paradigm of Development

Dipankar Gupta

in LEARNING TO FORGET: The Anti-Memoirs of Modernity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195674330
eISBN:
9780199081820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195674330.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Globalization can show the way towards an alternative paradigm for development. It draws away from nation-state rhetorics, which is often more obfuscating than illuminating. It also describes how ... More


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