Academic Freedom 4

Education and Human Rights

Ximena Erazo, Mike Kirkwood, and Frederiek de Vlaming

Academic Freedom 4

Ximena Erazo, Mike Kirkwood, and Frederiek de Vlaming

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256 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5 | © 1996
Cloth $85.95 ISBN: 9781856493772 Published December 1995 For sale in North and South America only
'This series constitutes a timely addition to continuing discourses about democratic development, human rights, civil society and human resource development. It finally disabuses anyone still harbouring any lingering romantic notions about intellectual ivory towers: conflict over 'academic' freedom is immediate, ubiquitous and dangerous.' - Canadian Journal of Development Studies
Contents
Foreword
Frederiek de Vlaming

Perspectives
1. Core Contents of the Right to Education
Fons Coomans

2. Monitoring the Right to Education: A ‘Violations Approach’
Audrey R. Chapman 

Africa
3. The Right to Education, Academic Freedom, and the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights
Gerd Oberleitner
4. Educational Rights in Kenya: Historical Perspective and Current Status
Omari Onyango and Monique Fouillous
5. Academic Freedom and the Right to Education in Nigeria
Ogaga Ifowodo
6. The Impact of Zambia’s Structural Adjustment Programmes on Education
James Matale and Anne L. Sikwibele

Asia
7. Intellectuals, Dissidence and Academic Freedom in China 
Daan Bronkhorst
8. Dynasties, Doctrines and Dangerous Thinking: Education and its Enemies in Central Asia
Edward A. Allworth
9. Academic Freedom and Educational Rights in Pakistan
Pervez Hoodbboy

Latin American and the Caribbean
10. Structural Adjustment, Gender and Education in Central America
María Angélica Fauné
11. Academic Freedom and Political Events in Guatemala 
Raul Molina Mejia
12. Race and Educational Inequality in Brazil
Fulvia Rosemberg
13. Defending Educational Rights in Colombia
Alejandro Alvarez Gallego and Ce’sar Torres Ca’rdenas 
14. Militarization and Privatization in Peru’s Educational System: an Update
Carlos Varela and Sinesio López Jimenez 

The Middle East and Europe
15. Academic Freedom in the Middle East: Institutional Legacies and Contemporary Predicatments
Steve Niva
16. Academic Freedom in Armenia
Krikor A. Tarkhanian 
17. Fortress Europe’ and the Professional Qualifications of ‘Third Country Nationals’
Hernan Rosenkranz and the Ute Kowarzik 

Appendix:
The Lima Declaration on Academic Freedom and Autonomy of Institutions of Higher Education

Index
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