The World Bank's Shift Away from Neoliberal Ideology: Real or Rhetoric?.

@inproceedings{Adhikary2012TheWB,
  title={The World Bank's Shift Away from Neoliberal Ideology: Real or Rhetoric?.},
  author={Rino Wiseman Adhikary},
  year={2012}
}
Some literature on World Bank education policies after 1999 tries to project a shift away of the Bank from its 1980s neoliberal mandate. This article argues that the shift is only in the form of rhetoric, which facilitates a hidden agenda of creating a worldwide higher education market, leaving the poor with primary education only. At the rhetorical level there is a greater concern for poverty and equity, showing the importance of primary education for the poor, but at an operational level the… CONTINUE READING

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