Dilemmas of Culture in African Schools: Youth, Nationalism, and the Transformation of Knowledge

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In working to build a sense of nationhood, Ghana has focused on many social engineering projects, the most meaningful and fascinating of which has been the state's effort to create a national culture through its schools. As Cati Coe reveals in Dilemmas of Culture in African Schools , this effort has created an unusual paradox: while Ghana encourages its educators to teach about local cultural traditions, those traditions are transformed as they are taught in school classrooms. The state version of culture now taught by ...

Dilemmas of Culture in African Schools: Youth, Nationalism, and the Transformation of Knowledge 2005, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226111315

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Dilemmas of Culture in African Schools: Youth, Nationalism, and the Transformation of Knowledge 2005, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226111292

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