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From Zomia to cosmopolitanism

Jones, Mark


A census of all schools in the semi-remote Indian Himalayan hill town of Almora finds that over the last 20 years, the number of private English-medium schools has increased substantially. The majority of schools in the town are now private English-medium schools. Qualitative analysis shows that parents are motivated to send their children to such schools not merely because attendance will enhance their children's English language skills, but because they offer the quality of education, early...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
DOI: 10.25911/5d514b42ce5f1


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