Farrell, Joseph P., "Community Education in Developing Countries: The Quiet Revolution in Schooling," pp 369-389 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008.


Summarizes research on traditional and community education forms of schooling in developing countries; reports a comparative analysis of programs in Columbia, Bangladesh, and Egypt; identifies areas of needed research.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum as Environment


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