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Education in West Central Asia /, edited by Mah-E-Rukh Ahmed

Education in West Central Asia /, edited by Mah-E-Rukh Ahmed
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Education in West Central Asia /
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edited by Mah-E-Rukh Ahmed
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Education around the world
Education in West Central Asia is a comprehensive critical reference guide to education in the region. With chapters written by an international team of leading regional education experts, the book explores the education systems of each country in the region. With chapters covering Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, the book critically examines the development of education provision in each country as well as local and global contexts. Including a comparative introduction to the issues facing education in the region as a whole and guides to available online datasets, this handbook will be an essential reference for researchers, scholars, international agencies and policy-makers at all levels
Table Of Contents
Series Editor's Preface -- Colin Brock -- The Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Education in West Central Asia -- A Regional Overview / Mah-E-Rukh Ahmed -- 1 Afghanistan: Formal Education -- A Contested Terrain / Spogmai-Akseer -- 2 Afghanistan: Religion, State and Education / Yahia Baiza -- 3 Afghanistan: Adult Literacy in "Historical Moments" / Yukitoshi Matsumoto -- 4 Iran: Three-Dimensional Conflicts / Keiko Sakurai -- 5 Iran: The Islamization of the School / Saeed Paivandi -- 6 Iran: Women and Higher Education -- Negotiating Tradition and Modernity / Goli M. Rezai-Rashti -- 7 Kazakhstan: An Overview with Special Reference to Ethnic and Linguistic Dimensions / Mukhtarova Shakira Mukashovna -- 8 Kyrgyzstan: Redefining Education and Labour Market Relations / Rakhat Zholdoshalieva -- 9 Pakistan: Target Revision in Education Policy / Sajid Ali -- 10 Pakistan: The Lost Boys -- A Case Study -- Maria Khwaja -- 11 Pakistan: Girls' Education and the Core Challenges of Primary Education / Mah-E-Rukh Ahmed -- 12 Pakistan: Curriculum and the Construction of National Citizens / Naureen Durrani -- 13 Tajikistan: Between Defying Despair and Missing Opportunities / Sarfaroz Niyozov and Juma Bulbulov -- 14 Turkmenistan: Reforming the Education System / Maral Meredova -- 15 Uzbekistan: An Overview / Laliya Yakhyaeva
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