Educational Anthropology

Some articles on educational anthropology, anthropology:

Education Theory - Descriptive Theories of Education - Educational Anthropology
... Main article Educational anthropology Educational anthropology is a sub-field of anthropology and is widely associated with the pioneering work of George Spindler ... As the name would suggest, the focus of educational anthropology is obviously on education, although an anthropological approach to education tends to focus on ... who we are, it is not surprising that the single most recognized dictum of educational anthropology is that the field is centrally concerned with cultural transmission ...

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