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Title:Public School Reform in Puerto Rico: Education for an "orthodox" Economics
Author(s):Solis-Jordan, Jose
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Feinberg, Walter
Department / Program:Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject(s):History, Latin American
Education, Administration
Education, History of
Sociology, Social Structure and Development
Abstract:Throughout Puerto Rico's history under U.S. colonialism, schooling has played a central role in the development of the country. Yet, while Puerto Rico has experienced moments of economic growth under colonialism, the meaning and significance of that growth, in the context of the country's overall development, remains problematic. This work is an effort to examine how a particular conception of economic and political development has been advanced in Puerto Rico through the language and policies of public school reform initiatives.
Issue Date:1992
Description:339 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992.
Other Identifier(s):(UMI)AAI9305700
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-12-16
Date Deposited:1992

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