International Aid and Private Schools for the Poor

International Aid and Private Schools for the Poor

Smiles, Miracles and Markets

New Thinking in Political Economy series

Pauline Dixon

This fascinating volume challenges the widely held belief that the state should supply, finance and regulate schooling in developing countries. Using India as an example, Dr. Pauline Dixon examines the ways in which private, for-profit schools might serve as a successful alternative to state-run systems of education in impoverished communities around the world.