A Political Economy of Arab Education: Policies and by Mohamed Alaa Abdel-Moneim

By Mohamed Alaa Abdel-Moneim

The failure of reform regulations in components of serious significance to Arab populations comparable to overall healthiness and schooling performed a vital position in igniting the Arab Awakening, but this coverage standpoint has been principally absent from fresh reports of the sector. Arab regimes such a lot reliant on repression to assure their survival have been additionally these so much prone to mass politics. the place threats to regime survival were constrained, so have extra significant reforms been attainable, discovering an alternative choice to political switch via concentrating on "soft coverage" components corresponding to schooling.

A Political economic system of Arab Education bargains a accomplished research of K-12 schooling platforms in Arab international locations, deepening figuring out in their administrative buildings and results, and exploring how political issues have impacted the facility of Arab regimes to have interaction in significant reform. Taking a special comparative political economic climate standpoint, it examines the explanations at the back of coverage stagnation in Arab nations, addressing the results of measurement, heritage and political balance at the layout and implementation of rules and administrative constructions. Its knowledgeable research and comparability of schooling platforms presents new perception into Arab regimes and highlights elements pulling them in the direction of both stagnation or reform. interpreting the sustainability of reforms and constructing some great benefits of conducting significant swap, this ebook sheds mild on why a few regimes survived the Arab Spring whereas others crumbled and formulates convincing predictions at the power for destiny regime switch within the sector.

This ebook may be of key curiosity to scholars and students of center jap stories, overseas and Comparative schooling and improvement Studies.

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