Anatomy of a Crisis: Education, Development, and the State by David M. Ayres

By David M. Ayres

This paintings demanding situations the frequent trust that Cambodia's schooling quandary is a part of the dreadful legacy of the Khmer Rouge holocaust within which millions of scholars, academics and intellectuals perished. It attracts on an in depth variety of resources.

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Beyond Cambodia’s borders, the escalating Vietnamese conflict was also beginning to impact on political and economic life. The country’s woes climaxed in 1970, when the National Assembly deposed Sihanouk. For the education system, the period began as one of great expectation. A foreign expert, sent to Cambodia in 1955/1956, provided ample evidence of the optimism that not only accompanied Cambodia’s emergence from colonial rule but also encapsulated the goodwill of the entire international community in respect to the developing world.

37 It was within this atmosphere that Paul Doumer arrived in Indochina in 1897. Firmly committed to a rigid system of organization, Doumer believed he could bring economic development to the region. His appointment as governor-general is significant in that association, rather than assimilation, was more actively pursued in Indochina. ” 38 In effect, it adopted many of the practices of British colonial policy, where indirect rule through the retention and utilization of native institutions was a defining feature.

Their token efforts at educating the peasantry, with legitimacy rather than development in mind, were never pursued with any vigor, and resulted only in undermining a system of semiformal instruction perceived by its users to be both successful and relevant. The French did not as quickly dismiss the Cambodian elite. Although never afforded the same commitment to modernization as were the Vietnamese, the French did offer selected members of the elite a window through which they could see aspects of a world very different to traditional Cambodian society.

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