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This term ‘has acquired popularity with politicians as well as with lawyers. It is, however, used ambiguously to designate the suitability of a dispute for settlement, both as to law ... ...

Nigeria

Nigeria   Reference library

Uwem Edimo Esiet, Christine Olunfinke Adebajo, Mairo Victoria Bello, Rakiya Booth, Imo I. Esiet, Nike Esiet, Foyin Oyebola, Bilkisu Yusuf, and Beldina Opiyo-Omolo

Contiuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Society and culture
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30,835 words
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...Principles of State Policy” and the fundamental human rights in the Nigerian Constitution clearly indicates that there was no intention to enforce them. Accordingly, Jadesola Akande asserts that: The Nigerian Constitution has entrenched fundamental rights and made them justiciable * but economic and social rights have been reduced to a mere declaration of pious hopes because it is believed that they can only be achieved progressively according to available resources of the Nation and the policies pursued by the Government. ( Akande 1989 , 123) In...

Current Issues and Trends in India’s School Education

Current Issues and Trends in India’s School Education   Reference library

Vimala Ramachandran

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Race and Education

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Current Version:
2024
Subject:
Social sciences, Education, Sociology
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10,377 words
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...society. Conclusion Given the size and the complexity of India, the issues and trends discussed are just a beginning. The number of schools has gone up, infrastructure has improved, and (most importantly) the Right to Education Act has made elementary education a fundamental justiciable right of every child of 6 to 14 years. Notwithstanding this achievement, the sad reality is that India is still struggling with basic systemic issues like adequate teachers in all schools, proper facilities for children and teachers, a working accountability, and monitoring a...

Wisconsin

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The Almanac of American Politics (51 ed.)

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Current Version:
2024
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Human Geography
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23,201 words
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...toward possible future open seats. Republican successors to Ryan and Petri later won with little difficulty. A challenge to that map lingered throughout the decade. The Supreme Court’s ruling in 2019 that alleged partisan gerrymanders in Maryland and North Carolina were not justiciable settled that conflict in Wisconsin. In 2021, divided government in Madison ensured that court involvement in redistricting would be maximal. Republicans in the legislature submitted a map that gave them a better shot at winning Kind’s district by excising Stevens Point from its...

Teacher Education and Inclusion in the Asia-Pacific Region

Teacher Education and Inclusion in the Asia-Pacific Region   Reference library

Chris Forlin

Oxford Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on Teacher Education

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Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
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7,613 words
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...policies not funded. When public systems do not provide an education of sufficient quality, and for-profit actors fill the gap but operate without regulation, the marginalized lose out. Governments are the primary duty bearers for the right to education, yet this right is not justiciable in almost half of countries. ( UNESCO, 2017/2018 , p. 7) In the meantime, teachers are expected to ensure that all children reach the same standards by passing the same examinations. Clearly, this unachievable goal is very stressful for teachers and students alike. This is pa...

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