External Influences and the Educational Landscape

Analysis of Political, Economic, Geographic, Health and Demographic Factors in Ghana

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-4935-5 (Print) 978-1-4614-4936-2 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-9

    Introduction

  3. THE POLITICAL AND MACROECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT FOR EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 13-23

      Political Environment: Stability, Public Spending and Policy

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      Pages 25-35

      Macroeconomics: Skills, Diversification, Economic Structure and Growth

  4. THE GEOGRAPHIC, HEALTH, ECONOMIC AND DEMOGRAPHIC ENVIRONMENT FOR EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37

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      Pages 39-54

      Geography and the Tale of Two Ghanas: The North–South Divide

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 55-77

      Health Status of Children: Vulnerability and Educational Effects

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 79-100

      Economics of Education: Household Welfare, Poverty and Child Labour

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 101-110

      Demographics: Population Growth, Household Structure and Migration Patterns

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      Pages 113-125

      Policy Discussion: Outlining Policy Options and Solutions

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      Pages 127-137

      Conclusion: Coping Strategies, Emerging Challenges and Opportunities

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 139-143