Refugees and Education: Mass Public Schooling without a Nation‐State

@article{Waters2005RefugeesAE,
  title={Refugees and Education: Mass Public Schooling without a Nation‐State},
  author={T. Waters and K. LeBlanc},
  journal={Comparative Education Review},
  year={2005},
  volume={49},
  pages={129 - 147}
}
Mass public education is a goal of virtually every government in the world today. Public education is key to the operation of the modern state, both in the present and into the future. Schools aim to create a common understanding of identity in terms of what is imagined as legitimate expressions of nationalism, patriotism, and economic activity. Common schooling is necessary for the establishment of a modern political community, including a national government. Or, as Benedict Anderson wrote… Expand
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