The Development Context: The Call for Reorientation

Part of the CERC Studies in Comparative Education book series (CERC, volume 15)


Civil Society Human Resource Development Social Transformation Development Context Discourse Community 
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    The language of disadvantage is at times used within the deficit discourses to indicate multiple deficits; the key however is that the deficit paradigm is largely focused on changing the poor countries and persons, not on changing the systems, see Thompson 1983: 43.Google Scholar
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    Mundy has proposed rather similar phases in King and Buchert 1999: 94–96; and Bagnall 2001: 35–36 speaks of the “three progressive sentiments” which have informed “lifelong learning ideology, theory and advocacy, over the last four decades”, the individual (deficit), the democratic (disndvantage), and the adaptive (diversity).Google Scholar
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    For an interesting example of this change in terms of science education, away from science for elites to mass science education, see Leach & Little 1999: 284.Google Scholar

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