Literacy and Adult Education: Select Reading

By: A Mathew & Jandhyala B G Tilak (Eds)

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Contents: Foreword/R. Govinda. 1. Adult education: Indian perception in an evolutionary perspective/A. Mathew and Jandhyala B.G. Tilak. I. Adult education in historical context: 2. Indian adult education in the context of global scenario: a critical and comparative appreciation/A. Mathew. 3. Literacy and the concept of adult education: colonial context and the national quest/Joseph Bara. 4. Eradicating illiteracy as a tool for poverty alleviation and rural transformation in Tanzania/Suleman Sumra. 5. Literacy development in Asia: problems and prospects/R. Govinda. II. Analysis of literacy in India: 6. India’s literacy panorama/Mahendra K. Premi. 7. Growth and regional inequality in literacy in India/Jandhyala B.G. Tilak. 8. Impact of primary education on literacy: an analysis of census 2001 preliminary data/Arun C. Mehta. 9. Trends and determinants of rural literacy among scheduled caste population : a state level analysis/A. Narayanamoorthy and B.N. Kamble. 10. Inter-household and gender equity efficiency and the measurement of literary/S. Subramanian. 11. A decomposition model of growth of literacy in India/Shri Prakash, Tarujyoti Buragohain and Abha Gupta. III. Economic aspects of literacy: 12. Economic benefits of adult literacy interventions/John Cameron and Stuart Cameron. 13. Is functional literacy a prerequisite for entering the labour market? : an analysis of the determinants of adult L and earnings in Ghana/Niels Hugo Blunch and Dorte Verner. IV. Literacy and gender: 14. Literacy and gender: when research and policy collide/Nelly P. Stromquist. 15. Gender issues in literacy education/ILa Patel and Anita Dighe. 16. The role of adult education in reducing class and gender disparities/Anita Dighe. V. Literacy campaigns in India: 17. Total literacy campaigns in India: a study of their organization and cost-effectiveness/N.V. Varghese. 18. Total literacy and continuing education in Kerala/P. Gopinadhan Pillai . Literacy and adult education have always been held up at conceptual and policy levels with very lofty ideals in national development and in creation of an equitable society. Several developing countries including India had experimental and are still experimenting with different approaches and models of providing literary, some successfully and some not so successfully. However literacy and adult education have not been on the priority list of social science research community or on the priority policy agenda of the governments in many developing countries. As a result a scholarly critique of the concepts theories and the programmes relating to literacy and adult education has been scantly and scattered. Printed Pages: 428

Title: Literacy and Adult Education: Select Reading

Author Name: A Mathew & Jandhyala B G Tilak (Eds)

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Publisher: New Delhi, Shipra Publicaitons:

ISBN: 8175417064

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