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Liberia: Citizenship Education in the Post-Conflict Era

Education in West Africa : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction The ways that young people enact citizenship has always had importance for their communities, nations and world. This fact has never been more relevant than at the present moment, a point...

Liberia: Conflicts and Post-Conflict Trends

Education in West Africa : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction When I speak with colleagues about Liberia, including Liberian colleagues, there is a sense that the 1989–2003 conflict was a truly defining moment in Liberia’s modern history. As with every war...

Grasping rare moments for change: children’s participation in conflict contexts

Children as Decision Makers in Education : Sharing Experiences Across Cultures

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter examines the challenges of promoting children’s participation and decision-making in schools in situations of chronic conflict and poverty. It arises from discussions with Oxfam Great Britain...

Mirroring the Privatization Push in Rich Countries

Joanna Härmä

Joanna Härmä is Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for International Education, University of Sussex, UK and Honorary Fellow at the Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Low-Fee Private Schooling and Poverty in Developing Countries

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

...Introduction The desperation on the part of international aid donors and education stakeholders who want to see some progress on international education goals is understandable, in light of the situation outlined in Chapters 4 and 5 (and...