Investigates the crucial role that education played in the life of the Republic of Zambia (formerly Northern Rhodesia). The social structure is examined from the perspective of subaltern theory and the educational structure from the theoretical perspective of Foucault's Discourse and Discipline.
Dan O'Brien is Associate Professor of Education at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Education in a Colonial Society; 2. Discourse and the Discipline of Education; 3. Discourse and the Discipline of Education in the 1930s; 4. The End of the Depression and the War Years; 5. Planning Education in the Post War Years; 6. Education in the Lead-Up to Federation; 7. Education During Federation and the Coming of Independence; 8. Education Since Independence; Bibliography; Index.