Abodes of Learning
Anne Vaugier Chatterjee
-------------- by Shahrukh Rafi Khan Oxford University Press, Karachi, 2006, 181 pp., 495
May 2006, volume 30, No 5

The book under review is topical in that discussions on education are both neverending and never seem to go out of fashion. For example, one only needs to recall that the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) just launched its 2006 ‘Global Report on Education for All (EFA) by the year 2015’, in which it stated that overall steady progress had been made since 1998 towards the attainment of goals of universal primary education and that primary school enrolment had gone up sharply in several world regions (South Asia included, of course) that had been lagging behind till then.

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