publication . Master thesis . 2011

Reforming the educated person in Bolivia

Uski, Juha Janne Olavi;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Country: Denmark
The Bolivian educational reform law nr. 070 was approved in 2010 and its implementation is beginning in 2012. Basing itself on a combination of Marxist and Cultural Studies -influenced theories, the thesis examines the tensions between the vision of Law 070 and the conditions and aspirations of the stakeholders. A central concept in this discussion is ”the cultural production of the educated person”, and the development of the concept of the educated person through the history of Bolivia is described. A discourse analysis of contemporary texts and interviews of stakeholders concludes the research against a hermeneutic reflection of the historical framework. Vari...
free text keywords: educated person, Wallerstein, Ferguson, Quijano, modernity, Freire, Bolivia, internal colonialism, Gramsci, González Casanova, dependency theory, Warisata, Levinson, coloniality, hegemony, Giddens, Gunder Frank
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