The Legacy of Landlords : Educational Distribution and Development in a Comparative Perspective

@inproceedings{Wegenast2012TheLO,
  title={The Legacy of Landlords : Educational Distribution and Development in a Comparative Perspective},
  author={Tim Wegenast},
  year={2012}
}
  • Tim Wegenast
  • Published 2012
This paper shows that differences in educational outcomes within and between Asia and Latin America are caused in part by the type of agricultural production system. It is argued that, in contrast to states organized around family farming, countries exhibiting plantation style agriculture tend to neglect broadly based educational policies. Plantation owners may have cur tailed educational expansion to impede political mobilization of rural workers in order to secure a cheap supply of hired… CONTINUE READING
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