The Political Economy of Schooling in Cambodia

Issues of Quality and Equity

  • Editors
  • Yuto Kitamura
  • D. Brent EdwardsJr.
  • Chhinh Sitha
  • James H. Williams

Part of the International and Development Education book series (INTDE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Intro

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Chhinh Sitha, D. Brent Edwards Jr., James H. Williams, Yuto Kitamura
      Pages 3-12
  3. Context

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Takayo Ogisu, James H. Williams
      Pages 15-34
    3. D. Brent Edwards Jr., William C. Brehm
      Pages 35-53
  4. Schools

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
    2. Takayo Ogisu
      Pages 57-75
    3. Makiko Hayashi, D. Brent Edwards Jr.
      Pages 77-98
  5. Dropout

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. D. Brent Edwards Jr., Thomas Zimmermann, Chhinh Sitha, James H. Williams, Yuto Kitamura
      Pages 143-164
  6. Higher Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. James H. Williams, Yuto Kitamura, C. Sopcheak Keng
      Pages 167-186
    3. James H. Williams, Yuto Kitamura, Takayo Ogisu, Thomas Zimmermann
      Pages 187-203
    4. Yuto Kitamura, Naoki Umemiya, Yasushi Hirosato, Sam Sideth Dy
      Pages 205-218
  7. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 235-245

About this book


In the most in-depth look at education in Cambodia to date, scholars long engaged in research on Cambodia provide historical context and unpack key issues of high relevance to Cambodia and other developing countries as they expand and modernize their education systems and grapple with challenges to providing a quality and equitable education.


Education Cambodia International Development Higher Education Education Policy private tutoring shadow education student-centered pedagogy teachers students with disabilities equity quality dropout Diversity education education policy education reform Educational Governance gender Governance higher education political economy research school schooling transition

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-57740-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-45600-7
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