Education as Social Action

Knowledge, Identity and Power

  • Ashok Swain

About this book


Education plays a very important role in breaking the cycle of poverty and increasing opportunity. Various forms of social movements play an important role in providing educational opportunities to communities and social groups that might otherwise be excluded, filling the gap left by the state. This book critically examines the origin and outcome of social action for education in different parts of the world.


education identity poverty

Editors and affiliations

  • Ashok Swain
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Peace and Conflict ResearchUppsala UniversitySweden

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