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Fulfilling the promise of school education? factors shaping education inequalities in Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Vietnam

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The promise of education as a means of transformation and escape from poverty is at the heart of national and global policy commitments to investing in school education. It is also a primary motivator in the far-reaching financial sacrifices that families often make to send their children to school. Yet as we get closer to achieving universal access to primary education in many countries, questions are being raised about the impacts of expanding education systems, the quality of the schoo...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1057/9781137404039_9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan Publisher's website
Pages:
181-199
Host title:
Growing Up in Poverty: Findings from Young Lives
Publication date:
2014-08-05
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EISBN:
9781137404039
Pubs id:
pubs:641668
URN:
uri:8ffea43b-2ca7-42e0-a09d-6e00e6d71d1a
UUID:
uuid:8ffea43b-2ca7-42e0-a09d-6e00e6d71d1a
Local pid:
pubs:641668
ISBN:
9781349487165

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