Theme 4.  Education in Latin America

The following references are to chapters in books and one article dealing generally with different aspects of education in Latin America.  References to pre-school education in the region are included in the previous section dealing with early childhood care and development.

Book Chapters


          “The Changing Face of Education in Latin America” in D. Chalmers(ed.) Changing Latin America: New Interpretations of Its Politics and Society. New York: Academy of Political Science, University of Colombia, 1972. 35 pp.  

          (with Robert Drysdale) “Continuity and Change – Peruvian Education.”  In A. Lowenthal (ed.) The Peruvian Experiment: Continuity and Change under Military Rule. Princeton University Press, 1976, pp. 255-300.

“Peruvian Educational Development” in D. Sharp (ed.) U.S. Foreign Policy and PeruAustin Texas: University of Texas Press, 1992, 99. 337-378.



             (with E. Cleary, J. Fischer and M. Petty) “Social Selectivity in the Secondary Schools of Buenos Aires, La Paz y Santiago de Chile.” Sociology of Education, Vol 46 (summer) 1973, pp. 355-361.