The Education of Nations: How the Political Organization of the Poor, Not Democracy, Led Governments to Invest in Mass Education

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INDEX
Abrahão, Jorge, 32, 284
Academia Sinica, 147
academic education, 56
Taiwan’s reforms of, 144–53
Taiwan’s subsidization of, 122t–123t
Taiwan’s vocational tracks compared to, 145t
vocational education compared to, 324n47
Accelerated Plan for Development (ADP), 170
access restrictions, 54–55
Acemoglu, Daren, x, 9
Acheompong, Colonel, 184–85, 194
The Achieving Society (McClelland), 316n7
ACM. See Antônio Carlos Magalhães
Acquaah-Harrison, E., 310
Addae-Mensah, Ivan, 191, 310, 330n68, 331n75
ADP. See Accelerated Plan for Development
affirmative action, 79
Agbenyega, C. O., 191
Aggrey-Darkoh, Evans, 310
Akans (ethnic group), 181, 184–85
Akosombo dam, 175
All-Levels education system
Ghana’s deterioration of, 197–99
pioneer government creating, 69–71
in Taiwan, 106, 139
transformation challenges changing to, 79–80
by Vargas, 235
Alves, Denisard, 312
anarchists paradise, 199–200
anti-elite political entrepreneurship, 302
Antônio Carlos Magalhães (ACM), 253, 278, 279
Apollo 568, 183
April Package, 251
Aryeetey, Ernest, 310
Asantes (ethnic group), 162–64, 166–67
Ashworth-Gorden, Fiona, 333n21
Baah-Boateng, William, 310
Baah-Nuarkoh, A., 310, 331n73
Baeta, C. G., 179, 327n21, 327n26
Bahia
education in, 268t–269t, 289t–290t
FUNDEF boon to, 287–88
public education in, 267–70
Top-Down education system kept by, 287–88
VC in, 253, 278
Banahene, Fosuaba A. Mensah, 311
Barro, Robert, 319n40
Barros, Ricardo, 313, 331n2
Basic Education Law (Brazil), 255, 286
Bates, Robert, ix, 37, 220, 319n27, 326n1
Belloni, Isaura, 39n126
Berlin, Isaiah, x, 315n2
Bils, Mark, 315n3
Birdsall, Nancy, 259, 260, 335n67, 336n81
Boaventura, Edivaldo, 314
Bonsu, Henrietta Mensah, 310
Botsio, Kojo, 170
Bottom-Up education system, 14
education toolkit changing, 77–80, 78t–79t
family demands and, 48
government reform of, 76
pioneer government creating, 69–71
by PNDC, 205–6
poor citizens demanding, 46
Bourguignon, François, 284
Brasilia, 234
Brazil
Brasilia new capital city of, 234
cross-class alliance in, 274–78
democracy and autocracy in, 222–23, 295
Democratic Alliance parties of, 275–77
economic development level of, 91
economic growth in, 231–32, 251
economic modernization of, 226
education and workforce needs of, 294
education budget of, 62–63
elite rule in, 248–52, 291–93
elite rule strengthened in, 248–50
elite rule weakening in, 250–52

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Table of Contents v
  • Preface- Mass Education That Should Not Be vii
  • Chapter 1 - The Two Roots of Mass Education 3
  • Part I - The Framework 21
  • Chapter 2 - The Governments Educational Goals 23
  • Chapter 3 - Building the Education System 49
  • Part II - Evidence 91
  • Chapter 4 - Taiwan 97
  • Chapter 5 - Ghana 159
  • Chapter 6 - Brazil 222
  • Chapter 7 - Conclusion 297
  • Appendix A - Selection of Taiwan, Ghana, and Brazil 305
  • Appendix B - List of Interviews 309
  • Notes 315
  • References 341
  • Index 353
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