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Gender, education and development : beyond access to empowerment

Author: Christine Heward; Sheila S Bunwaree
Publisher: London : Zed, 1999.
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An examination of female education in its economical, political and cultural contexts in the developing world. The authors approach the education of women and girls from a human rights perspective,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Heward; Sheila S Bunwaree
ISBN: 1856496317 9781856496315 1856496325 9781856496322
OCLC Number: 924476293
Description: 223 s
Contents: Introduction - Christine Heward and Sheila BunwareePart I: Changing Political Contexts1. The Impact of Structural Adjustment Programmes on Gender and Household Educational Decision-Making: Evidence from Africa and Latin America - Nelly P. Stromquist2. Listening to the Gendered Other: Participation of Girls and Women in Education and Training in Papua New Guinea - Christine Fox3. The schooling of South African girls: Stories, statistics, and strategies - Elaine Unterhalter4. Schooling and Development: Eroding Amazon Women's Knowledge and Diversity - Sheila AikmanPart II: Africa: Changing Family and Household Contexts5. Girls and Schooling in Ethiopia - Pauline Rose and Mercy Tembon6. Education, Schooling and Fertility in the Context of Niger - Shona Wynd7. Moving Beyond Issues of Access and Equity in Promoting Education for Girls in Tanzania - Stella BenderaPart III: Middle Income Countries and the Labour Market8. Gender Inequality: the Mauritian Experience - Sheila Bunwaree9. Gender Inequality in Educational Attainment in Peninsular Malaysia - Suet-ling PongPart IV: South Asian Contrasts10. Gender, Education and Development: Sri Lanka - Swarna Jayawaree11. From WID to GAD: experiences of education in Nepal - Mo Sibbons12. Closing the gender gap?: the informal sector in Pakistan - Christine Heward
Responsibility: edited by Christine Heward and Sheila Bunwaree.

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