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Education, Poverty, Malnutrition and Famine: An Overview

Lorraine Pe Symaco

Lorraine Symaco is Director of the Centre for Research in International and Comparative Education(CRICE) at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education, Poverty, Malnutrition and Famine : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction Poverty, malnutrition and famine exist in variant degrees in both developing and developed countries. The intricate issues brought forth depend on factors such as, among others, the level of development of a country and its...

Church Schools and the Church’s Service for the Poor

Anglican Church School Education : Moving Beyond the First Two Hundred Years

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Introduction In his recent, sympathetic study of the influence of the King James Bible, The Book of Books , Melvyn Bragg finds space to praise Joshua Watson for his role in the Anglican Church’s educational...

Crisis Prevention

Education, Aid and Aid Agencies : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Introduction Zuki karpinska The bulk of humanitarian assistance is concentrated in only a handful of recipient countries. In 2008, the top ten humanitarian aid recipient countries accounted for almost...

The Excluded and Marginalized Majority

Colin Brock

Colin Brock is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Durham, UK, and Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education as a Global Concern : Education as Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Introduction There is a fine line between exclusion and inclusion. It is not just a case of whether or not one is inside or outside a system of educational provision. We have seen above that it depends on what that system is for....

Introduction: A Regional Overview

Hema Letchamanan

Hema Letchamanan is Researcher in the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge, UK. Previously she was Education Consultant in Sadhana Visionary Academy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in South Asia and the Indian Ocean Islands

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Education Around the World chapter

...In discussing education in South Asia, it is probably best to begin with the definition of the region. The term ‘region’ is used in this context and throughout this chapter to refer to the collective states that make up South Asia...

Uprooting fear of cultural diversity: becoming participative together

Children as Decision Makers in Education : Sharing Experiences Across Cultures

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...Introduction It is widely recognized that the reproduction of inequalities is usually linked to cultural identities. The Human Development Report (United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 2004: 10) stated...

Child Poverty from a Capability Perspective

Agency and Participation in Childhood and Youth : International Applications of the Capability Approach in Schools and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter discusses the application of the capability approach (CA) to child poverty. First, the usual approach to measuring child poverty is explained. Most efforts to measure child poverty rely on data...

Education and NGOs in the Philippines

Benjamin Diokno

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Lorraine Pe Symaco

Lorraine Symaco is Director of the Centre for Research in International and Comparative Education(CRICE) at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and NGOs

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Education in the Philippines is probably one of the most extensive globally in terms of provision, given the number of educational institutions in the country. The developing status of the country also places a premium in the role...

Conceptions of Childhood in the Vecindad

Resonances of El Chavo del Ocho in Latin American Childhood, Schooling, and Societies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The co-editors would like to thank Sarah van den Berg for her assistance editing this chapter. Introduction Screenwriter, director, and actor Roberto Gómez Bolaños (Chespirito) cast the lives of characters on the margins...
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...Good health and quality education are essential for economic growth and poverty reduction. Unfortunately, the quality of the education and health services provided in low-income countries is often low. Improving access and quality...