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Educational planning for situations of instability: standardization and advocacy in humanitarian aid practice

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This thesis examines the role and relationship of standardization and advocacy in humanitarian aid planning processes within the emergent field of education and instability. Standardization refers to the aid industry’s increasing emphasis on establishing ‘universal’ principles and normative frameworks. Advocacy refers to transnational-policy-network activities that move forward the global standardization agenda. The study focuses on the purposes and practices of knowledge creation by an...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Educational Studies

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:68ae5c8e-8c5f-4e01-a4dc-039d07c72a7b
Local pid:
ora:8169

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