Aspects of Education in the Middle East and Africa

Aspects of Education in the Middle East and Africa

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The chapters in this volume do not represent the whole of the Middle East and North Africa, as such a collection would have been too large for one volume. Rather, the selection here is intended to present different perspectives on a range of educational issues, relevant to a particular focus or country, or common to a number of countries in the area. There is no overarching theme beyond that which is common to most of the countries in this area; such as modernity versus tradition; the spread of education effecting sociological changes - most pronounced in the rural and tribal areas; the changing fortunes and roles of women; the aspiration and expectation of youth; and the state having become the major player in providing education. These are all shared by most of the countries represented here.... information technology, hospital/office/library work, medicine, social science, food and nutrition, special education, interior design, ... This lifestyle approach to employment offers one explanation for the growing acceptance among UAE women of ... Some of them do get married, or ... some of them decide to stay at home.

Title:Aspects of Education in the Middle East and Africa
Author:Colin Brock, Lila Zia Levers
Publisher:Symposium Books Ltd - 2007-05-07


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