South-South Cooperation in Education and Development (International Perspectives on Educational Reform Series)

Abstract: How real is the collaboration between developing countries? Focusing on educational reform, this book turns the cutting-edge topic of South-South cooperation inside out with a set of challenging and diverse studies that explore what this concept means in practice. An impressive list of contributors examines the role of bi- and multilateral development agencies such as the World Bank, UNESCO, and UNDP; regions such as Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East; and countries such as Brazil, China, India, Japan, Jordan, Turkey, and South Africa. Providing succinct analyses of the new trend of international cooperation, this valuable resource:

  • Examines the institutional histories, rationales, varieties, and effects of South-South collaboration.
  • Investigates the occurrence, types, and content areas of South-South transfer, including triangular partnerships and bilateral and regional initiatives.
  • Explores the limits of and possibilities for South-South cooperation in the field of education.
  • It features a formidable combination of perspectives from different parts of the world. 

Post Description

  • Publication year: 2009
  • Publication Type: Book
  • Form of Cooperation: –
  • Cooperation Context: Multilateral
  • Recipient Country: Multiple countries
  • Region (Recipient country):
  • Sector: Education
  • The Institution (Publication): Teachers College Press  (Book)
  • Editors (and contributors): Linda Chisholm and Gita Steiner-Khamsi
  • Keywords: South-South cooperation; Education sector; bi- and multilateral development agencies; triangular partnerships and bilateral and regional initiatives;
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