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Global issues in language, education and development: perspectives from postcolonial countries

By: Rassool, Naz.
Series: Linguistic diversity and language rights no.; 4. Publisher: Hyderabad Orient Blackswan 2007Description: xii, 291 p.ISBN: 9788125032670.Subject(s): Language and education --Developing countries | Language policy --Developing countriesDDC classification: 306.449091724 Summary: This book examines the role that language in education policy, historically, has played in shaping possibilities for development, within countries in the Sub-Saharan and South Asian regions. This discussion takes account also of the complex ways in which language, education and development, are linked to the changing global labour market. Key questions are raised regarding the impact of international policy imperatives on development possibilities.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-286) and index

This book examines the role that language in education policy, historically, has played in shaping possibilities for development, within countries in the Sub-Saharan and South Asian regions. This discussion takes account also of the complex ways in which language, education and development, are linked to the changing global labour market. Key questions are raised regarding the impact of international policy imperatives on development possibilities.

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