Working lives of teachers: Social and material constraints

Frances Vavrus, Victorini Salema

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A crucial problem, hardly ever mentioned or alluded to, concerns the fact that the existing literature is lopsided in favor of discussions about the situation in industrialized countries over the past two decades. The silences in these accounts about what is occurring with regard to teaching in underdeveloped nations are troubling, particularly in the light of the emphasis ... on deconstructing modernity and globalization. (Weber 2007, 293).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTeaching in Tension
Subtitle of host publicationInternational Pedagogies, National Policies, and Teachers' Practices in Tanzania
PublisherSense Publishers
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9789462092242
ISBN (Print)9789462092235
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013


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