The Resource Education and empowered citizenship in Mali, Jaimie Bleck

Education and empowered citizenship in Mali, Jaimie Bleck

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Education and empowered citizenship in Mali
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Education and empowered citizenship in Mali
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Jaimie Bleck
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Language
eng
Summary
"Primary school enrollment has nearly tripled in Mali since 1991, when the country made its first transition to multiparty democracy. Jaimie Bleck explores the effect of this expanded access to education by analyzing the relationship between parents' and students' respective experiences with schooling and their current participation in politics. In a nation characterized both by the declining quality of public education and by a growing number of accredited private providers, does education contribute substantially to the political knowledge and participation of its citizens? Are all educational institutions (public and private, Islamic and secular) equally capable of shaping democratic citizens? Education and Empowered Citizenship in Mali is informed by Bleck's original survey of one thousand citizens, which she conducted in Mali before the 2012 coup d'e;tat, along with exit polls and interviews with parents, students, and educators. Her results demonstrate conclusively that education of any type plays an important role in empowering citizens as democratic agents. Simply put, students know more about politics than peers who have not attended school. Education also appears to bolster participation of parents. Bleck finds that parents who send their children to public school are more likely to engage in electoral politics than other Malian citizens. Furthermore, Bleck demonstrates that increasing levels of education are associated with increases in more engaged forms of political participation, including campaigning, willingness to run for office, and contacting government officials"--
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1980-
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Bleck, Jaimie
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LC95.M42
LC item number
B54 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Democracy and education
  • Education and state
  • Citizenship
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Education and empowered citizenship in Mali, Jaimie Bleck
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781421417820
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(e-book)
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computer
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rdamedia
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other physical details
illustrations
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remote
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(MiAaPQ)ebr11090991
Label
Education and empowered citizenship in Mali, Jaimie Bleck
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781421417820
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(MiAaPQ)ebr11090991

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