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|Description:||xv, 168 pages ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Foreword Abbreviations Executive Summary 1. Gender, Education and Development Achievements and Gaps Why Paying Attention to Gender and Education is Important Conclusion 2. Reframing the Education Policy Discourse: Rights, Capabilities and Empowerment Gender Equality in Education: Framing a Substantive Approach Widening the Scope of Gender and Education Interventions: Towards a Rights-based Approach Conclusion 3. The Gendered Construction of the Demand for Girls' Education Gender Inequalities and Education Structural Determinants of Female Disadvantage in Education Reproduction of Labour and its Relationship with Schooling Conclusion 4. Supply-side Constraints on Girls' Schooling Reproducing Society through the Education System The Schooling Experience: Gender-based Violence Teachers as Shapers of Gender Equality The 'Hidden Curriculum' Boys and Girls in the Classroom: Gender Inequalities and Learning Outcomes Policy Issues Conclusion 5. Policies and Programmes for Promoting Gender-equitable Schooling Lessons from Experience Conclusion 6. Institutional Transformation and Gender Mainstreaming in Education Why Gender Mainstreaming? Defining Gender Mainstreaming Strategies for Mainstreaming Gender Equality Mainstreaming Gender in the New International Aid Architecture Conclusion References Index|
|Series Title:||New gender mainstreaming series on development issues.|
'The approach adopted by the author is particularly robust and welcomed...' - Africa Education Review, Volume 5(2) 2008. 'Based on global trends, her book is an important contribution for policy