Indirect Coercive Transfer and Educational Copying Under Dictatorship: The Case of Tunisia

@article{Jules2018IndirectCT,
  title={Indirect Coercive Transfer and Educational Copying Under Dictatorship: The Case of Tunisia},
  author={Tavis D. Jules and Donia Smaali Bouhlila},
  journal={FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education},
  year={2018}
}
The proposed paper seeks to add a different dimension to the educational borrowing, lending, and transfer literature by examining the consequences of educational reforms that are implemented under dictatorships and their lasting impacts. In using Tunisia as an example, we assess the effects of the 2008 Licence-Maitrise-Doctorat ([LMD] Bachelor-Master-PhD) reform under Tunisia 

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