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Manpower Aspects of Educational Planning: Problems for the Future


reviewed by Daniel Rogers 1970

coverTitle: Manpower Aspects of Educational Planning: Problems for the Future
Author(s): International Institute for Educational Planning
Publisher: UNESCO,
ISBN: , Pages: 265, Year: 1968
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Within the last 15-20 years, the literature of development economics for less developed countries (LDC's) has gone through two phases and' entered a third. According to the literature of the early fifties, all an LDC needed in order to develop was more and more capital. In the early sixties this idea was losing ground due to the fairly obvious fact that a nation does not live by capital alone; rather it needs humans, and trained humans at that, to run the capital and the country. The emphasis, therefore, shifted to the creation of "high-level manpower" and the development of "human resources" through education. In the second half of the sixties the shortcomings of this approach to the problem of LDC's are being noted, and attempts are being made to deal with them. It is at this point that the substance of this volume comes in. The volume is the report of a symposium convened in Paris in May, 1966, by the International Institute of... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 71 Number 4, 1970, p. 683-686
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1825, Date Accessed: 12/18/2017 4:07:59 AM

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