Education Around the World: Education in West Central Asia

Editor: Ahmed, Mah-E Rukh
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Bloomsbury

Single-User Purchase Price: $155.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $232.50
ISBN: 978-1-4411-5521-4
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Book Status: Available
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Exploring the development of educational provision in the region and key contemporary issues, this handbook covers Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

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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