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Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh: The Disparate Twins

V.N. Balasubramanyam and Ahalya Balasubramanyam

in Growth, Development, and Diversity: India's Record since Liberalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077992
eISBN:
9780199081608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077992.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the impact of growth on development in the context the experience of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh in south India. It argues that the translation of growth into development is ... More


Education at a Glance: Selected Indicators Based on the Egypt Labor Market Surveys of 1988, 1998, and 2006

Ragui Assaad

in The Egyptian Labor Market Revisited

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162480
eISBN:
9781617970313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162480.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter represents the educational attainment of the Egyptian population and characterizes participation in schooling. To that end, education indicators such as the rate of literacy, educational ... More


Introduction: Literacies, Publics, and Gender

Hoda A. Yousef

in Composing Egypt: Reading, Writing, and the Emergence of a Modern Nation, 1870-1930

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797115
eISBN:
9780804799218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797115.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter introduces the idea of gendered public literacies; that is, broad-based literacies that changed the contours of public spaces and had lasting implications for gendered uses of literacy. ... More


Literacy for All: Ummiyya, Arabic, and the Public Good

Hoda A. Yousef

in Composing Egypt: Reading, Writing, and the Emergence of a Modern Nation, 1870-1930

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797115
eISBN:
9780804799218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797115.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores the impact and implications of public literacies, particularly as the concept of illiteracyevolved from a term with positive connotations to one associated with social ... More


Conclusion: Literacy and Literacies

Hoda A. Yousef

in Composing Egypt: Reading, Writing, and the Emergence of a Modern Nation, 1870-1930

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797115
eISBN:
9780804799218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797115.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The conclusion recaps the major argument of this work: that literacies, as a broad set of practices, were in wide use over this period even as the idea of a narrow concept of literacy became central ... More


Education

Brian A’Hearn

in Measuring Wellbeing: A History of Italian Living Standards

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199944590
eISBN:
9780190218850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944590.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Italians of prime working age have completed eleven years of schooling on average. Compared with 1861, when the figure was less than one year and three-quarters of the population reported themselves ... More


Health and Education

Mudit Kapoor and Rahul Ahluwalia

in The Making of Miracles in Indian States: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, and Gujarat

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190236625
eISBN:
9780190236656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236625.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines health and education. Its main finding is that though Andhra Pradesh has done spectacularly well in combating poverty its progress in health and education has been less than ... More


The Smiles of the Blind

Wafaa EL Sadik and Rüdiger Heimlich

in Protecting Pharaoh's Treasures: My Life in Egyptology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774168253
eISBN:
9781617978173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168253.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This concluding chapter focuses on the events that happened since the start of the Tahrir Revolution in January 2011. Egypt now have a new president, a new constitution, new parties, and new ... More


Education

Caitriona Clear

in Social Change and Everyday Life in Ireland, 1850-1922

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074370
eISBN:
9781781700693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074370.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

In the years 1850–1922, the National School existed, as did other primary schools not controlled by the State, but secondary schools evolved only slowly in the early years of the twentieth century in ... More


“Bookless Mississippi”

Sarah E. Gardner

in Faulkner and Money

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822529
eISBN:
9781496822567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822529.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay examines the ways in which academics along with book industry insiders understood depressed rates of book buying and borrowing in the South. These were no idle concerns. During the 1930s, ... More


Translatio Studii in Early Elizabethan England

Jessica Winston

in Lawyers at Play: Literature, Law, and Politics at the Early Modern Inns of Court, 1558-1581

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769422
eISBN:
9780191822421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769422.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

In the first half of Elizabeth’s reign, spanning from 1558 to 1581, over sixty Latin and Greek texts were translated into and printed in English. Surveying these translations, the chapter argues that ... More


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