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Women and higher education in Africa : reconceptualizing gender-based human capabilities and upgrading human rights to knowledge

Author: N'Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba
Publisher: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire ; Ithaca, N.Y. : CEPARRED, 2007.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N'Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba
ISBN: 0974972304 9780974972305
OCLC Number: 182527477
Description: xxii, 558 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: General Issues and Specific Perspectives / N'Dri T. Assie-Lumumba --
Human Capital, Human Capabilities, and Gender Equality: Harnessing the Development of Human Potential as a Human Right and the Foundation for Social Progress / N'Dri T. Assie-Lumumba --
Mismeasuring Gender Disparities in the Educational Establishments / Remi Clignet --
Politics of Exclusion in Higher Education: The Inadequacy of Gender Issues in the Globalization Debates / Teboho Moja --
Women's Participation in Higher Levels of Learning in Africa / Ruth Meena --
The Significance of Higher Education in Gender and Education Reforms in Africa / Penina Mlama --
The Current Status of, and Legislation to Redress Gender Inequalities in South Africa / Philip Higgs --
Asymmetric Relations and Other Gender Issues in Ghanaian Higher Education / Cyril Daddieh --
Academic Women at the University of Zimbabwe: Institutional and Individual Issues in Reforming Higher Education in a Stressed Economy / Rudo B. Gaidzanwa --
Philosophical and Institutional Challenges in Integrating Women in Science and Technology in Africa / Catherine A. Odora Hoppers --
Ivorian Women: Education and Integration in the Economic Development of Cote d'Ivoire / Rose Eholie --
"In a Nutshell, Science and Technology Must Be for the Welfare of the People": African Women Scientists and the Production of Knowledge / Josephine Beoku-Betts --
Women and Scientific Education: The Case of Higher Education in Cote d'Ivoire / Denise Houphouet-Boigny, Frederica Koblavi Mansilla --
Linking Basic Education to Higher Education by Addressing Gender, Sexuality and HIV/AIDS in Education: The Case of Eastern and Southern Africa / Changu Mannathoko --
Women's Employment and Well-Being in East and South-East Asia: Lessons for Africa? / Amiya Kumar Bagchi --
Can African Women Learn from East and South-East Asia? Response to Amiya Kumar Bagchi's Paper / Asma Barlas --
Response to the Comments of Professor Asma Barlas / Amiya Kumar Bagchi --
Higher Education in Africa and Latin America: Comparative Insights from Globalization and Gender Perspectives / Nelly Stromquist --
A Theoretical Perspective on Capitalism and Welfare States and their Responses to Inequality with a Focus on Gender: What Lessons for Africa? / Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo --
Presenters and Papers --
Chairs --
Discussants --
Co-sponsors.
Responsibility: edited by N'Dri T. Assié-Lumumba.
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