Framing the Study of CCT Cases

  • Michelle Morais de Sá e Silva


Paves the way for the study of specific conditional cash transfer (CCT) cases, where the interest lies mainly in analyzing how CCTs and education policy have interrelated. The chapter briefly introduces the theories and concepts that framed the study of cases. It also explains the methodology used in the comparative study, so as to establish the credibility of its results.


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  • Michelle Morais de Sá e Silva
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  1. 1.Escola Nacional de Administração Pública (ENAP)BrasíliaBrazil

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