Essays about: "democracy and education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 essays containing the words democracy and education.

  1. 1. ELITE SURVIVAL FIRST, THEN MERITOCRATIZATION Implications of Elite Survival on the Meritocratization of Bureaucracies: A Panel Data Study from 1820 to 2010

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ramin Shirali; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Bureaucracy; Public administration; Meritocracy; Impartiality; Tertiary education; Political elite; Political regime; Democracy; Autocracy;

    Abstract : Previous research has shown that meritocratic recruitment increases bureaucratic governance and decreases corruption (Evans and Rauch, 1999, 2000). However, less emphasis has been made on why meritocratic practices take root. This paper aims to explore this scientific gap by testing two main hypotheses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Wandering away from apartheid : A study on interracial bridging social capital in South African small-town society

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Agnes-Cecilia Haglund; [2019]
    Keywords : Bridging; Social capital; Interracial interaction; Interracial integration; Desegregation; Civil society; Equality; Equal value; Trust; Cooperation; South Africa; Post-apartheid; Racism; Culture; Anthropology; Political Science; Liberal democracy; Prosperity;

    Abstract : Trust, cooperation and equal value. The purpose of the current study has been to present evidence of interracial bridging social capital between groups and individuals in South African small-town society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reconsidering documentation systems : Examining Polish preschool educators’ reflections upon Polish preschool documentation system, preschool democracy and Reggio Emilia-inspired pedagogical documentation from Sweden.

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Praktiknära utbildningsforskning (PUF)

    Author : Dorota Waloszczyk; [2019]
    Keywords : Sweden; Poland; preschool documentation; pedagogical documentation; Reggio Emilia; democracy in preschool;

    Abstract : Sweden and Poland see preschool documentation as a very important practice in Early Childhood Education and Care. Each country, however, conceives of this documentation differently. Reggio Emilia-inspired pedagogical documentation is one of the documentation practices used in Swedish preschools. READ MORE

  4. 4. Discourses and Understandings of Employability in Vocational Education : A Comparison of Swedish and Catalan Policies and Student Perspectives

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik

    Author : Alex Cuadrado; [2019]
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    Abstract : The concept of ‘employability’ is an important aspect of the link between education and the labour market. This thesis describes, in the Swedish and Catalan contexts, the conceptualization of employability in the discourses of vocational educational policy trough the analytical categories of representations of the world, social order, and social identity. READ MORE

  5. 5. 'Schools need to adjust themselves toward the kid, not the kid adjusting themselves to the schools' - A social justice and capability approach exploring inclusion of dyslexic students and quality in primary education in Uganda.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Rebecca Friis Christensen; [2019]
    Keywords : dyslexia; quality education; inclusive education; primary education; Uganda; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The paper explores inclusion of dyslexic children in Uganda’s primary education system and aims to provide qualitative evidence on barriers and challenges impacting their educational attainments and social inclusion. The paper firstly examines scholarly research on dyslexia and inclusive education and establishes demographic patterns and development trends of inclusive primary education in Uganda. READ MORE