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Abdi, Ali A.

Issues in African Education

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Table of contents

Part I. Theoretical Foundations

1. Sociology of Education: Theoretical and Conceptual Perspectives
Ali A. Abdi, Ailie Cleghorn

2. African Philosophies of Education: Counter-Colonial Criticisms
Ali A. Abdi

3. National “Development” and African Universities: A Theoretical and Sociopolitical Analysis
Korbla P. Puplampu

Part II. Culture, Language, and the Curriculum

4. Reclaiming Our Memories: The Education Dilemma in Postcolonial African School Curricula
Edward Shizha

5. Surveying Indigenous Knowledge, the Curriculum, and Development in Africa: A Critical African Viewpoint
Nkosinathi Mkosi

6. Language Issues in African School Settings: Problems and Prospects in Attaining Education For All
Ailie Cleghorn

7. Cultural Perspectives on Science and Technology Education
Meshach B. Ogunniyi

Part III. Gender and Equity Issues in Education

8. Women’s Education and Social Development in Africa
Benedicta Egbo

9. Achieving Gender Equity in Africa’ s Institutions of Tertiary Education: Beyond Access and Representation
Philomina Okeke-Ihejirika

10. Gender and Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Women in Development (WID) Approach and its Alternatives
Codou Diaw

11. Quandaries, Prospects, and Challenges of Nomadic Educational Policy for Girls in Sub-Saharan-Africa
Lantana Usman

12. Narratives from Ghana: Exploring Issues of Difference and Diversity in Education
George J. Sefa Dei, Alireza Asgharzadeh

Part IV. Education and Change

13. Democratizing Education in Zambia: Sociohistorical Analyses
Edward Shizha, Ali A. Abdi

14. At the Mercy of Informal Learning: Education and Development in Stateless Somalia
Ali A. Abdi

15. Social Organization of Teacher Education in Africa: A Kenyan Case Study
Njoki Wane

16. The Role of the School in Africa in the Twenty-First Century: Coping with Forces of Change
Okwach Abagi

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology, general, Education, general, African History, Sociology of Education, Sociology of Education, African Culture

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
336 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781403977199
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-53238-4

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