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St Antony's Series

Education and Society in Latin America

Authors: Albornoz, Orlando

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Both financial and political factors impede the positive role of education in social and economic development in Latin America. This book argues that the inefficient operation of its education system constitutes one reason why Latin America is increasingly marginal on the world scene.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Introduction: Latin America at the Beginning of the 1990s

    Pages 1-8

    Albornoz, Orlando

  • Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Pages 9-51

    Albornoz, Orlando

  • Educational Reform in Latin America and the Caribbean: Argentina, Nicaragua and Venezuela

    Pages 52-67

    Albornoz, Orlando

  • The Search for Knowledge and the University as a Bureaucracy: the Role of the University in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Pages 68-93

    Albornoz, Orlando

  • Technological Transfer from the Higher Education Sector in Non-Industrial Societies

    Pages 94-107

    Albornoz, Orlando

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Education and Society in Latin America
Authors
Series Title
St Antony's Series
Copyright
1993
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-12709-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-349-12709-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 185
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