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Educational Ideologies and Technical Development in the Third World

  • Mehrangiz Najafizadeh
  • Lewis A. Mennerick

Abstract

Third World countries — whether in Asia, the Middle East, Africa or Latin America — continue to be subject to considerable political, economic and cultural influence by the Western industrialized countries. This influence is manifested in various forms, a paramount one being the spread of Western-oriented education which began during the colonial period and which has intensified since the end of World War II. Although the various cultural and geographical regions of the Third World are diverse in many respects, they are interrelated in that Western-oriented education continues to play a major role in the social and technological transformation of many Third World nations.

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Educational Policy World Country Educational Goal Educational Change Educational Development 
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  • Mehrangiz Najafizadeh
  • Lewis A. Mennerick

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