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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union.


  • Education -- Soviet Union

Book details:

LC ClassificationsLA831.82 .C6
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 330 p.
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6202638M
LC Control Number56012528

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In the results, so frighteningly successful, lies the challenge to the West and a warning that we take more heed of this all important aspect of Soviet Russia and of our own inadequate steps towards education for freedom and democracy. Not a book for general readers though many of its points have already seeped through to the popular market. Challenge of Soviet education. New York, McGraw-Hill [] (OCoLC) Online version: Counts, George S. (George Sylvester), Challenge of Soviet education. New York, McGraw-Hill [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George S Counts. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by McGraw-Hill, New York. Description: xi, pages ; 23 cm.   Situated within the context of "post-soviet times", this book explores young people’s citizenship activities and values in three distinct environments: post-soviet union countries, post-soviet union satellites, and countries that were independent of the : Beata Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz, Anna Maria Zalewska, Kerry John Kennedy.

On the whole the author finds the Soviet performance a formidable one and does not believe that education will undermine the régime. Professor Counts, a student for many years of the subject, here presents a very comprehensive report on Soviet education--its ideological goals, its function in Soviet society, its success in training an élite of specialists and technicians.   Education in the USSR examines the current and official Soviet educational philosophy, with emphasis on social, moral, and political aspects of Soviet education. Organized into five chapters, this book begins with a discussion on the origins of Soviet educational philosophy. Then, the Soviet school as an organization is Edition: 1. 2 George S. Counts, The Challenge of Soviet Education (New York: McGraw-Hill, ) p. as general education in this country. The reader should bear in mind that Russian education is historically patterned more nearly after continental European models than after American, and that in the Euro-pean scheme general education as we know. CHALLENGES TO EDUCATION IN TAJIKISTAN modernisation. The number of challenges is enormous, with each deserving a separate analytical paper. The rest of the chapter will spell out some of the most important post-Soviet challenges. The chapter will also show how these challenges are constructed socio-historically, politically and systematically.

The Challenge of Soviet Education by George S. Counts The McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York. pp. $6. That the Soviet Union has outstripped the United States in the production of scientists, engineers and technicians, is an acknowledged fact . Globalization and Its Challenges Stanley Fischer1 2 I stand here with deeply conflicting emotions. I am honored to be delivering this prestigious lecture. I am profoundly sad that Rudi Dornbusch, who should have delivered the Ely Lecture, died in July last year and that I am here in his place. So I.   I stole the book from an army-camp during my military service in as he was the leading figure of the time although the foundations for the Soviet Education . 11 Nicholas DeWitt. The Soviet System of Education (A Report for the Use of Specialists in the Field of Education Planning To Visit Soviet Union). New York: Institute of International Edu cation, p. 4. 7 Nigel Grant. Soviet Education. Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin Books, pp. .