The Resource Education for development or underdevelopment? : Guyana's educational system and its implications for the Third World, M.K. Bacchus, (ebook)

Education for development or underdevelopment? : Guyana's educational system and its implications for the Third World, M.K. Bacchus, (ebook)

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Education for development or underdevelopment? : Guyana's educational system and its implications for the Third World
Title
Education for development or underdevelopment?
Title remainder
Guyana's educational system and its implications for the Third World
Statement of responsibility
M.K. Bacchus
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How critical is education in the development struggle of a third world country? Responding to popular demands for more accessible education, the Guyanese government instituted numerous educational reforms, hoping to promote economic growth in both the modern and the traditional sectors of the economy. Many in the traditional sector, however, saw education as a means of economic advancement, and sought increasingly to move into higher social strata through employment in the modern sector. Consequently, the civil service and private firms gained an oversupply of personnel, while agriculture and small business suffered, and unemployment increased. The author examines Guyana's educational system from historical, political, social, and economic perspectives, and draws implications for other developing countries
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
370.9881
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
The Colombo plan for cooperative economic & social development in Asia & the Pacific. Development perspectives : country issues papers submitted by member governments to the ... Consultative Committee Meeting
Series volume
2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Electronic books
  • Guyana
  • Guyana
  • Guyana
  • Guyana
Target audience
adult
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Education for development or underdevelopment? : Guyana's educational system and its implications for the Third World, M.K. Bacchus, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780889203853
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT12148106
Specific material designation
remote
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12148106
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MWT12148106
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Education for development or underdevelopment? : Guyana's educational system and its implications for the Third World, M.K. Bacchus, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780889203853
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12148106
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12148106
System control number
MWT12148106
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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