Publication Date: January 9, 2009
How real is the collaboration between developing countries? Focusing on educational reform, this book turns the cutting-edge topic of South–South cooperation inside out with a set of challenging and diverse studies that explore what this concept means in practice. An impressive list of contributors examines the role of bi- and multilateral development agencies such as the World Bank, UNESCO, and UNDP; regions such as Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East; and countries such as Brazil, China, India, Japan, Jordan, Turkey, and South Africa. Providing succinct analyses of the new trend of international cooperation, this valuable resource:
Contributors: Adriana Abdenur, Zahra Bhanji, Marcelo Caruso, Colette Chabbott,
Hillary A. Dachi, Sandra Gillespie, Yoko Mochizuki, Michelle Morais de Sá e Silva, Joel Samoff, Iveta Silova, Crain Soudien, Leon Paul Tikly.
Linda Chisholm is director of the Education, Science, and Skills Development research program at the Human Sciences Research Council in Pretoria, and editor of the Southern African Review of Education, the journal of the Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society (SACHES). Gita Steiner-Khamsi is professor of comparative and international education at Teachers College, Columbia University and president of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) in 2009. Her books include The Global Politics of Educational Borrowing and Lending.
"The editors are to be congratulated on assembling an exciting mix of older and newer authors who address a wide sweep of countries and regions."
—Phillip Jones, University of Sydney, Australia
“This book opens new perspectives and insights on an area greatly in need of critical scrutiny.”
—Jonathan Jansen, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg