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The Sacrificed Generation

Lesley A. Sharp

in The Sacrificed Generation

Published by University of California Press

Published in print September 2002 | ISBN: 9780520229501
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520935884 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520229501.003.0003
The Sacrificed Generation

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This chapter examines the nature of education under the Second Republic, and the subsequent demise of President Ratsiraka's vision during the transitional period of the early 1990s. It first presents a detailed overview of schooling in the Sambirano Valley, which shows the effects of French colonial pedagogy. It then assesses the quality of education in this region, before it finally explores the inequalities of schooling in Madagascar.

Keywords: nature of education; Second Republic; President Ratsiraka; schooling; Sambirano Valley; French colonial pedagogy; inequalities of schooling

Chapter.  18817 words. 

Subjects: Anthropology

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