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International Journal of Educational Development

March 2014 Volume 35, Number 1

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Low cost private schools for the poor: What public policy is appropriate?

    Stephen P. Heyneman & Jonathan M.B. Stern

    Recent attention has focused on the existence of non-government schools that cater to children from low-income families. These schools can now be found in the majority of developing countries, many... More

    pp. 3-15

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  2. Investing in private education for poverty alleviation: The case of the World Bank's International Finance Corporation

    Karen Mundy & Francine Menashy

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector financing arm of the World Bank Group, is currently the largest multilateral investor in private education in developing countries.... More

    pp. 16-24

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  3. World education finance policies and higher education access: A statistical analysis of World Development Indicators for 86 countries

    Lijing Yang & Brian McCall

    This study uses panel data models to analyze international indicators and examines the relationship between education finance policies and higher education access among 86 countries from 1998 to... More

    pp. 25-36

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  4. Research to engage voices on the ground in educational development

    Elina Lehtomäki, Hille Janhonen-Abruquah, Margaret T. Tuomi, Mari-Anne Okkolin, Hanna Posti-Ahokas & Päivi Palojoki

    The article discusses how a variety of qualitative methods could be used for investigating the engagement of the voices on the ground, where the change is expected to happen. It also reviews how... More

    pp. 37-43

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  5. “Our problem is two problems: That you’re a woman and that you’re educated”: Gendering and racializing Bedouin women experience at Israeli universities

    Sarab Abu-Rabia-Queder

    While the relevant literature customarily links higher education with development and progress, this paper reveals the racial-gender conflicts that the first educated Muslim Bedouin women... More

    pp. 44-52

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  6. Perspectives of school dropouts’ dilemma in Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon: An ethnographic study

    Anies Al-Hroub

    This research article explores the perspectives of students, administrators, teachers and parents on the UNRWA school dropouts’ dilemma in Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. Based on qualitative... More

    pp. 53-66

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  7. Education sustainability in the relief-development transition: Challenges for international organizations working in countries affected by conflict

    Mary A. Mendenhall

    This article examines the challenges that affect sustainability of educational support provided by international organizations during the relief-development transition in post-conflict countries.... More

    pp. 67-77

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  8. Higher education in the heart of armed conflict: The pivotal role of student affairs

    Maria Aurora Correa Bernardo & Diana-Lea Baranovich

    The issue of conflict confronts many developing countries, hence encouraging a growth of scholarship aimed at determining the effective delivery of education in a conflict situation. This paper... More

    pp. 78-85

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  9. Education for sustainable development: Implications for small island developing states (SIDS)

    Michael Crossley & Terra Sprague

    Climate change and global recession have especially dramatic implications for small island developing states (SIDS). It is argued that such issues warrant urgent attention from researchers, policy-... More

    pp. 86-95

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