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First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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A collection of ten essays advocating the important link between social justice and education and pointing out the threats posed to both by internal policy and budgeting. The contributors include a selection of international scholars and program administrators presenting their views on Third World education, the demise of social justice, education as a factor in the integration of ethnic minorities, the politics of schooling in India, a case study in Grenada, the intersections of social justice with education in South America and China, and the economic effects of schooling for Arab and African women. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Social Justice, Education, and the Third World
Education for Development and Social Justice in the Third World 3
Education, Global Fordism, and the Demise of Social Justice in the Third World 33
Metaphors of Educational Development: An Analysis of Information Flow between Cultures 47
Education and National Unity: Toward the Sociocultural Integration of Ethnic Minorities 67
Doing Justice: Education and Gender Relations in Africa 85
Social Justice and the Micropolitics of Schooling in India 107
A Caribbean Experiment in Education for Social Justice: The Case of Grenada 133
Social Justice and Education in China 163
Arab Women and Social Justice: Redistributive-Based Educational and Employment Opportunities (1970-1990) 181
Education and Social Justice in South America 193
List of Contributors 205
Index 209
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