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    Educational Change and National Economic Development

    Pamela Barnhouse Walters
    Pamela Barnhouse Walters examines empirically the relationship of educational development to economic growth in developing countries. Basing her argument on dependency theory, she presents data suggesting that educational expansion has not advanced economic growth. She concludes that while educational reform is not, in and of itself, an effective strategy for promoting such growth, it may have beneficial effects on other aspects of national development.

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    Spring 1981 Issue

    Abstracts

    Nicaragua 1980
    The Battle of the ABCs
    Fernando Cardenal, S.J. and Valerie Miller
    The People Speak Their Word
    Learning to Read and Write in Sao Tome and Principe
    Paulo Freire
    The Literacy Campaign in Cuba
    Abel Prieto Morales
    "What Go Round Come Round"
    King In Perspective
    Geneva Smitherman
    Education as Transformation
    Becoming a Healer Among the !Kung and the Fijians
    Richard Katz
    Children of a Brazilian Favela
    Robert Coles
    The Identity Crisis of Educational Planning
    Henry M. Levin
    Educational Change and National Economic Development
    Pamela Barnhouse Walters
    Schooling, Development, and Inequality
    Old Myths and New Realities
    Gerald W. Fry
    The "New Era" in China's Educational Revolution
    C.T. Hu
    The Contradiction of Bantu Education
    Mokubung O. Nkomo
    Aboriginal Education
    The School at Strelley, Western Australia
    Kenneth B. Liberman
    Didactic Theatre in Africa
    David Kerr
    Home (poem)
    Derek Walcott
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