Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

by Dana Burde

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ISBN-13: 9780231537513
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/21/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Dana Burde is associate professor and director of international education at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University, and is affiliated faculty with the NYU’s Wilf Family Department of Politics and Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service. She is also an adjunct research scholar in the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University.

Table of Contents

Time Line: Education in Modern Afghan History
1. Introduction
2. Humanitarian Action and the Neglect of Education
3. Jihad Literacy
4. Education for Stability
5. Education for the World
6. Conclusion: Education as Hope

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Stephen Heyneman

Dana Burde has both a theoretical grasp of the literature and unprecedented opportunity to observe education aid in Afghanistan. The result is a fascinating analysis that frequently surprises even an experienced reader.

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