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Education and Individual Modernity in Developing Countries (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology)

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education,
  • History,
  • Architecture,
  • Sociology,
  • Developing countries,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Interior Design - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsA. Inkeles (Editor), D. B. Holsinger (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9075281M
    ISBN 109004040021
    ISBN 109789004040021

    The Politics of Education in Developing Countries focuses on how politics shapes the capacity and commitment of elites to tackle the learning crisis in six developing countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ghana, Rwanda, South Africa, and Uganda. The problem of education quality is . For developing countries, there has been the added goal of trying to raise their standard of living to a level commensurate with that of the advanced countries, and to reduce widespread poverty and deprivation. The correlation between education and modernity for factory workers remains high in terms of both the individual countries and the.

    and improve education in less-industrialized world regions. Beyond the state, global forces, such as the policies and preferences of in-ternational organizations or the spread of Western ideology and organizational forms (including modern education) throughout the world, influence education and stratification processes within developing countries. Does Needs Satisfaction Matter for Psychological and Subjective Wellbeing in Developing Countries: A Mixed-Methods Illustration from Bangladesh and Thailand. Journal of .

    Education and individual modernity in developing countries / edited by Alex Inkeles and Donald B. Holsinger Educational System Development and Convergence [microform]: A Literature Review and Propositional Inven. This work is the first comprehensive review of both the scholarly literature on improving primary education in developing countries and of donors' opinions. It provides an overview of primary education systems and argues that developing countries must do more to serve the needs of all children.


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Education and Individual Modernity in Developing Countries book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(1).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Inkeles, Alex, Education and individual modernity in developing countries. Leiden: Brill, Harper and Row, New York Dreeben R On What is Learned in School.

AddisonWesley, Reading, Massachusetts Inkeles A, Holsinger D B Education and Individual Modernity in Developing Countries. Brill, Leiden Inkeles A, Smith D H Becoming Modern: Individual Change in Six Developing by: 4. “Education Policy in Developing Countries provides an interesting overview of critical aspects in education in developing countries, bringing together new ideas and perspectives in strong and well-crafted chapters.

It is unique in the way it discusses a large range of topics, offering a much-needed summary of the recent explosion of rigorous /5(2).

Following Axel Inkeles' term of individual modernity (Inkeles ) on the one hand and Inglehart's postmodernism approach on the other hand, Christian Welzel () has articulated a concept he Author: Christian Welzel.

Inkeles et al. highlight the implications of individual modernity for understanding contemporary and future social change in both developing and advanced countries. "Exploring Individual Modernity" completes the portrait of "modern man" first sketched in "Becoming Modern", the first book to report on the findings on Social and cultural Aspects Author: Alex Inkeles, David H.

Smith, Karen A. Miller. theories, identified as plausible explanations for individual mod-ernity were taken into account in the design of our research. Inter-viewers trained by our project staff questioned almost 6, men from six developing countries: Argentina, Chile, India, Israel, Ni-geria, and East Pakis-tan, now Bangladesh.

The interview was ex. Read "Book Reviews: Alex Inkeles and David H. Smith, Becoming Modern; Individual Change in six Developing Countries. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, xi, pp. $, Journal of Asian and African Studies" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

This is a valuable and fascinating book valuable because of the findings it presents, fascinating because of the way it presents them.

The subject of Becoming Modern is the modernization process in six developing nations (Argentina, Chile, India, Israel, Nigeria, and Bangladesh). The method is to survey about a thousand men, agedin each of these lands. Data from a comparative study of 5, young males in six developing nations were used to investigate the association between modernization or modernity and negative attitudes toward : David Horton Smith.

It is an evolutionary process. There was renaissance followed by enlightenment and modernity. Modernity is considered to be the latest in the world. However, in the western world, post-modernity is said to be the latest shift.

Despite this, in the developing countries, modernity is even now taken to be the latest process of social change. Improving primary education in developing countries (English) Abstract.

Primary education is a building block not only for further education but for the future. Economic and social progress depend on a thinking population and a literate, numerate labor force that can acquire, apply, Cited by: Countries with high levels of per capita income may rank lower in their social and structural development.

By contrast, some poor countries rank with the advanced countries in their governance and levels of individual and economic freedom. This book examines four criteria which are often used today to rank and assess countries' levels of.

Modernization theory is a description and explanation of the processes of transformation from traditional or underdeveloped societies to modern societies. They felt that the prevalence of individual modernity in society was determined by such factors as education and factory experience and that individual modernity contributed to the.

Buy Exploring Individual Modernity by Professor Alex Inkeles online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Higher Education (NCHE), lecturers, counselors, management and administrative staff and iii) Document analyses of Conference papers and journal articles.

Findings show that the quality of higher education in developing countries is influenced by socio–cultural, academic,File Size: KB. Status of women: a comparative analysis of twenty developing countries / by Leslie B.

Curtin; Education and individual modernity in developing countries / edited by Alex Inkeles and Donald B. Holsinger. Inkeles et al. highlight the implications of individual modernity for understanding contemporary and future social change in both developing and advanced countries.

"Exploring Individual Modernity" completes the portrait of "modern man" first sketched in "Becoming Modern", the first book to report on the findings on Social and cultural Aspects Author: Alex Inkeles. ii Education and National Development Developing and Sustaining High-Quality, Equitable, and Adequately Financed Education Systems 59 Policy 1.

Developing Effective Basic Education 60 Policy 2. Developing Effective Secondary Education 62 Policy 3. Developing Effective Tertiary Education 63 Developing Better Indicators and Information 64 Policy Size: KB.

Modern education systems embody universalism and meritocracy. Parsons believed that people in undeveloped countries needed to develop an ‘entrepreneurial spirit’ if economic growth was to be achieved, and this could only happen if less developed countries became more receptive to Western values, which promoted economic growth.On the other hand, there is substantial evidence, in both Africa and Asia, to show that developing countries do aspire to the European ‘master’ narrative of modernity.

Comaroff and Comoroff (Osella,p) highlight that, in Africa, ‘Europeans enjoy mastery over motorised and airborne movement (are able) to collapse space and time.Alex Inkeles passed away on July 9, He was a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and also a professor of sociology and, by courtesy, of education (emeritus) at Stanford University.

Bio as of June He is an expert on political behavior, modernization, social psychology, and national character. His current research focuses on the social structure of an emerging.