The commonsense understanding of `education` rests on the assumption that it has a straightforward positive value. In practice education is profoundly ambiguous in its effects. By focusing on `educational regimes`—and thereby locating values in a broad political terrain encompassing global, national and local contexts—this collection of original essays addresses numerous crucial issues. These include: whether educational regimes relate to other facets of contemporary India society; the extent to which they facilitate the values and ideals enshrined in the Constitution and in policy goals; and the implications of the differential impact of educational regimes on different social groups in India.

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Author(s)Radhika Chopra and Patricia Jeffery
PublisherSAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd
Publish YearApril 2005