Item description for Inside Hillview High School: An Ethnographic Study of an Urban Jamaican School by Hyacinth Evans...
Hyacinth Evans' detailed case study of a Jamaican high school, formerly known as a junior secondary high school, breaks new ground. Her research demonstrates the continuing education problem encountered by students and teachers in a two-tiered educational system. The case study is an excellent example of the legacy of colonialism still evident in schooling processes in many of the former British colonies in the south (for example, countries in the Caribbean, Africa and India). Evans provides several solutions for the transformation of schools as places for learning and character development.
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Studio: University of the West Indies Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.82" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.71 lbs.
Publisher University of West Indies Press
ISBN 9766401942 ISBN13 9789766401948
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More About Hyacinth Evans
Hyacinth Evans is Professor of Teacher Education, University of the West Indies, Jamaica.